The Role of Extreme Floods in Shaping Bedrock Channels

  1. Keith J. Tinkler and
  2. Ellen E. Wohl
  1. Victor R. Baker1 and
  2. Vishwas S. Kale2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM107p0153

Rivers Over Rock: Fluvial Processes in Bedrock Channels

Rivers Over Rock: Fluvial Processes in Bedrock Channels

How to Cite

Baker, V. R. and Kale, V. S. (2013) The Role of Extreme Floods in Shaping Bedrock Channels, in Rivers Over Rock: Fluvial Processes in Bedrock Channels (eds K. J. Tinkler and E. E. Wohl), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM107p0153

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, the University of Arizona, Arizona

  2. 2

    Department of Geography, University of Poona, Pune, India

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900902

Online ISBN: 9781118664292

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Keywords:

  • River channels;
  • Sediment transport

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cataclysmic Flood Erosion

  • The Katherine Gorge Example

  • Examples from Central India

  • Discussion and Conclusions