drainage pattern


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drainage pattern

[′drān·ij ‚pad·ərn]
(hydrology)
The configuration of a natural or artificial drainage system; stream patterns reflect the topography and rock patterns of the area.
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Finally, an interesting aspect of future work is the determination of a drainage pattern from a given dataset using interpretation techniques automatically, such as those presented in Heinzle, Anders, and Sester (2006).
Lineaments that carried out from shaded relief map with multi-illumination directions (0[degrees], 45[degrees], 90[degrees] and 135[degrees]) most coincided with the drainage pattern of study area-according to the crossing maps between drainage pattern map and both lineament maps (Table 1) mostly resemble a negative system lines in the area, It is clearly to issue that, there is good relationship between these lineaments and drainage pattern system distribution especially with first and second river orders, on the other hand the extracted lineaments of shaded relief image with sun angle of (180[degrees], 225[degrees], 270[degrees], and 315[degrees]) are mostly resemble a positive system lines in the area.
In this context, monitoring and understanding the role of soil and landscape attributes in affecting subsurface drainage patterns can help mitigate N[O.
5-million-year-old hominid species to which the famous Lucy belongs, and the robust australopithecines -- a hominid lineage that emerged around 2 million years ago and died out 1 million years later -- show a contrasting venous drainage pattern.
Of particular interest is a radial drainage pattern suggestive of a buried intrusive centre cut by with the major northwest Kelinjau Trend.
A conservation easement donated by the company to the Lowcountry Open Land Trust -- now known as Lowcountry Land Trust -- will permanently protect the acreage as wetlands and restore its hydrology to natural drainage patterns.
The Technical Concept content elements: - a comprehensive hydrological study of lake and river basin area full, particularly with regard to the drastic changes in drainage patterns, the inflow reduction.
Geomorphic land reclamation is a landscape reconstruction technique that mimics original surface forms and drainage patterns of the natural landscape surrounding a mined area.
Color images illustrate stratigraphy, surface structures, mineral variations, landforms, drainage patterns, plant cover, and marine hazards.
A culvert in front of the property and existing drainage patterns would have to be protected, according to a report by Alex Donn, Development Engineering Reviewer.
The drainage surfaces generated using the regression-tree (RT) approach aligned well with expected landscape drainage patterns, known soil profile classes, and visual field indicators, and produced acceptable statistical agreement with independent qualitative validation data.
Extensive dendritic drainage patterns, seen towards the north of the first and topographic images, were formed when liquid water drained into deeper regions within the area.