Chapter 17. Numerical Predictions of the Sensitivity of Grain Size and Channel Slope to an Increase in Precipitation

  1. Stephen P. Rice4,
  2. André G. Roy5 and
  3. Bruce L. Rhoads6
  1. Nicole M. Gasparini1,
  2. Rafael L. Bras2 and
  3. Gregory E. Tucker3

Published Online: 10 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760383.ch17

River Confluences, Tributaries and the Fluvial Network

River Confluences, Tributaries and the Fluvial Network

How to Cite

Gasparini, N. M., Bras, R. L. and Tucker, G. E. (2008) Numerical Predictions of the Sensitivity of Grain Size and Channel Slope to an Increase in Precipitation, in River Confluences, Tributaries and the Fluvial Network (eds S. P. Rice, A. G. Roy and B. L. Rhoads), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760383.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Geography, Loughborough University, Loughborough, LE11 3TU, UK

  2. 5

    Département de Géographie, Université de Montréal, CP 6128, succursale Centre-Ville, Montréal, Québec, H3C 3J7, Canada

  3. 6

    Department of Geography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Room 220 Davenport Hall, 607 South Mathews Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801-3671, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Earth and Space Exploration, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-1404, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA

  3. 3

    Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) and Department of Geological Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2200 Colorado Avenue, Boulder, CO 80309-0399, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 SEP 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470026724

Online ISBN: 9780470760383

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Keywords:

  • landscape-evolution models;
  • grain size sensitivity numerical predictions;
  • network morphology CHILD model;
  • SIBERIA model - hillslope and channel processes;
  • example simulation of network evolution;
  • slope–area and surface-texture–area relationships;
  • erosion and sedimentation patterns

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Landscape-evolution models

  • Example simulation of network evolution

  • Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References