Chapter 18. Solute Transport Along Stream and River Networks

  1. Stephen P. Rice4,
  2. André G. Roy5 and
  3. Bruce L. Rhoads6
  1. Michael N. Gooseff1,
  2. Kenneth E. Bencala2 and
  3. Steven M. Wondzell3

Published Online: 10 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760383.ch18

River Confluences, Tributaries and the Fluvial Network

River Confluences, Tributaries and the Fluvial Network

How to Cite

Gooseff, M. N., Bencala, K. E. and Wondzell, S. M. (2008) Solute Transport Along Stream and River Networks, 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.ch18

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

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA

  2. 2

    US Geological Survey, 345 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA

  3. 3

    USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Olympia Forestry Sciences Laboratory, 3625 93rd Avenue SW, Olympia, WA 98512, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470026724

Online ISBN: 9780470760383



  • stream and river network solute transport;
  • spatial and temporal distributions and solute loads;
  • stream-solute load - lateral inflows and outflows;
  • solute-transport process network control;
  • linking transport processes and fluvial geomorphic template;
  • solute loading process-based interpretation;
  • downstream-solute concentrations


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Review of current knowledge

  • Linking transport processes with the fluvial geomorphic template

  • Forward-looking perspective

  • Acknowledgements

  • References