Sediment Source Fingerprinting (Tracing) and Sediment Budgets as Tools in Targeting River and Watershed Restoration Programs

  1. Andrew Simon,
  2. Sean J. Bennett and
  3. Janine M. Castro
  1. A. C. Gellis1 and
  2. D. E. Walling2

Published Online: 2 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/2010GM000960

Stream Restoration in Dynamic Fluvial Systems

Stream Restoration in Dynamic Fluvial Systems

How to Cite

Gellis, A. C. and Walling, D. E. (2011) Sediment Source Fingerprinting (Tracing) and Sediment Budgets as Tools in Targeting River and Watershed Restoration Programs, in Stream Restoration in Dynamic Fluvial Systems (eds A. Simon, S. J. Bennett and J. M. Castro), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2010GM000960

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

  2. 2

    School of Geography, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904832

Online ISBN: 9781118666678

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Keywords:

  • sediment fingerprinting;
  • sediment budgets;
  • stream restoration;
  • radionuclides;
  • erosion;
  • sediment storage

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sediment Source Fingerprinting (Sediment Source Tracing)

  • Placing Sediment Source Fingerprinting Studies within a Wider Sediment Budget Context

  • Targeting Sediment Sources: Case Studies

  • Summary and Conclusions