Entrainment and Transport of Cobbles and Boulders from Debris Fans

  1. Robert H. Webb,
  2. John C. Schmidt,
  3. G. Richard Marzolf and
  4. Richard A. Valdez
  1. James E. Pizzuto1,
  2. Robert H. Webb2,
  3. Peter G. Griffiths2,
  4. John G. Elliott3 and
  5. Theodore S. Melis4

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM110p0053

The Controlled Flood in Grand Canyon

The Controlled Flood in Grand Canyon

How to Cite

Pizzuto, J. E., Webb, R. H., Griffiths, P. G., Elliott, J. G. and Melis, T. S. (1999) Entrainment and Transport of Cobbles and Boulders from Debris Fans, in The Controlled Flood in Grand Canyon (eds R. H. Webb, J. C. Schmidt, G. R. Marzolf and R. A. Valdez), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM110p0053

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, University Of Delaware at Newark

  2. 2

    U.S. Geological Survey, Tucson, Arizona

  3. 3

    U.S. Geological Survey, Lakewood, Colorado

  4. 4

    Grand Canyon Monitoring And Research Center, Flagstaff, Arizona

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900933

Online ISBN: 9781118664711

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Keywords:

  • Floods—Arizona—Grand Canyon National Park;
  • Steamflow—Arizona—Grand Canyon National Park;
  • Sedimentation and deposition—Arizona—Grand Canyon National Park;
  • Aquatic biology—Arizona—Grand Canyon National Park;
  • Floods—Colorado River (Colo.-Mex.);
  • Streamflow—Colorado River (Colo.-Mex.);
  • Sedimentation and deposition—Colorado River (Colo-Mex.)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Predictions of Particle Entrainment

  • Methods

  • Results

  • Discussion and Conclusions

  • Appendix I - Equations Used to Calculate Incipient Motion for Sliding without Rotation on One Arbitrarily Oriented Planar Surface