basin perimeter

basin perimeter

[′bās·ən pə′rim·əd·ər]
(mapping)
The length of a map line that encloses the catchment area of a drainage basin.
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Demolish and replace the electrical equipment related to the three (3) circular collectors, including walkway access bridge, and basin perimeter lighting.
10), as well as a perimeter indication for the basin give indication about active of attribute in the upper stream in carving the soil, and lengthen the basin perimeter due to excessive zigzags.
Mirdar Harijany and Kohestani [14], in a study to propose suitable formula for calculation of sediment yield in Sajaserud basin (Zanjan province), established correlation coefficients of sediment yield with twelve physical factors of basin including (area, basin perimeter, the greatest length of basin, equivalent diameter of watershed area, compactness coefficient, length and width of equivalent rectangular, time of concentration, basin slop, mean elevation of basin, drainage density and height difference) as the independent variables.
The relative relief ratio (Rhp; Melton, 1957, 1958) portrays a ratio of the maximum basin relief to the basin perimeter.
Parameter Symbol Formula total area A area of the basin AR to the right (facing downstream) of the trunk stream asymmetry factor Af 100(AR/A) maximum basin length L basin perimeter P mean width of the basin W A/L maximum relief H Hmax-Hmin basin elongation ratio Re 2[(A/[pi]).
This parameter is strongly correlated with the basin perimeter (corr.