braided stream

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braided stream

[′brād·əd ‚strēm]
(hydrology)
A stream flowing in several channels that divide and reunite.
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The book, entitled "Where Water is Gold: Life and Livelihood in Alaska's Bristol Bay," is being published by Braided River and is scheduled for release in 2016.
We'll have over one hundred thousand shorebirds come through here over the course of the migration," says Leslie, gesturing toward a muddy flat in the braided river.
SMALL PRESS HONORS - SALMON IN THE TREES Edited and photography by Amy Gulick, with illustrations by Ray Troll - Braided River
Vegetation doesn't always convert a braided river into one with a single channel, especially when flow volume in the river is consistently low.
In the section on glacial sediments, Figure G12 takes half a page to show a braided river emanating from a glacier terminus that is not even clearly visible in the picture.
Development of a facies model for sandy braided river sedimentation: Comparison of the South Saskatchewan River and the Battery Point Formation.
This exhibit will be the first public display of images that Johnson has been capturing during fieldwork for his upcoming photo book about Bristol Bay, “Where Water is Gold: Life and Livelihood in Alaska's Bristol Bay,” scheduled for release by Seattle publisher Braided River in 2014.
These conglomerates are interpreted as braided river and alluvial fan-delta deposits and are not unlike the Witswatersrand Goldfields in South Africa.
Topics include (for example) cellular modeling of braided river form and process; the effects of human impact on braided river morphology; and riparian tree establishment on gravel bars.
Their topics include a global and historical introduction to traditional uses of check dams, check dams in the torrent control practice in small mountainous catchments, managing stream morphology with check dams, filtering-retention check dam design in mountain torrents, induced morphological changes affecting the stability of check dam systems, local scouring at check dams in mountain rivers, and upstream and downstream effects of check dams in braided rivers in the Central Pyrenees.
I explored the fringes of a ghost forest scalded, charred, and wrenched by new volcanic spatter, with trees bursting into flames where braided rivers of glaring hot lava rushed forth at cataract speeds, until the heat on my face caused me to retreat.