Chapter 26. Channel Geometry Analysis Technique for the Lower Mississippi River

  1. Avijit Gupta6,7
  1. Philip J. Soar1,2,
  2. Colin R. Thorne3,
  3. Oliver P. Harmar4,
  4. David S. Biedenharn5 and
  5. C. Fred Pinkard5

Published Online: 13 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470723722.ch26

Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management

Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management

How to Cite

Soar, P. J., Thorne, C. R., Harmar, O. P., Biedenharn, D. S. and Pinkard, C. F. (2007) Channel Geometry Analysis Technique for the Lower Mississippi River, in Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management (ed A. Gupta), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470723722.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 6

    School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK

  2. 7

    Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119260

Author Information

  1. 1

    JBA Consulting, Magna House, South Street, Atherstone CV9 IDF, UK

  2. 2

    Industrial Research Fellow, School of Geography, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK

  3. 3

    School of Geography, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK

  4. 4

    Halcrow Group Ltd., Arndale House, Otley Road, Leeds LS6 2UL and Industrial Research Fellow, School of Geography, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK

  5. 5

    Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, ERDC, Vicksburg, MS 39180, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470849873

Online ISBN: 9780470723722

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Keywords:

  • channel migration and planform evolution;
  • flow hydraulics and channel morphology;
  • longer-term channel evolution;
  • crosssectional form and planform geometry;
  • articulated concrete mattress and upper bank riprap;
  • spatial and temporal variations;
  • channel planform curvature parameter;
  • Conventional hydraulic geometry analysis;
  • aggradation and degradation;
  • no reach-scale spatial variation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Context

  • Data Acquisition and Pre-Processing

  • Analytical Approach and Methodology

  • Results

  • Interpretation and Commentary

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgements

  • References