Chapter 6. River Change

  1. Gary J. Brierley and
  2. Kirstie A. Fryirs

Published Online: 1 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751367.ch6

Geomorphology and River Management: Applications of the River Styles Framework

Geomorphology and River Management: Applications of the River Styles Framework

How to Cite

Brierley, G. J. and Fryirs, K. A. (eds) (2008) River Change, in Geomorphology and River Management: Applications of the River Styles Framework, Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751367.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 DEC 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405115162

Online ISBN: 9780470751367

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Keywords:

  • river change;
  • climate change;
  • glaciation;
  • potential range;
  • channel geometry

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Framing river evolution in context of Late Quaternary climate change

  • The nature of river change

  • Framing river change on the river evolution diagram

  • The spatial distribution of river change

  • Temporal perspectives of river change

  • Appraising system vulnerability to change