intermittent stream


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intermittent stream

[¦in·tər¦mit·ənt ′strēm]
(hydrology)
A stream which carries water a considerable portion of the time, but which ceases to flow occasionally or seasonally because bed seepage and evapotranspiration exceed the available water supply.
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From a conservation standpoint, natural pools in intermittent streams (temporary or semi-permanent) may act as refugia for fish and play an important role as breeding sites (Medeiros and Maltchik, 2000; Maltchik and Medeiros, 2006b), therefore, disturbance by over-sampling should be avoided.
Rincon JE, Urribarri PA, Guzman D (2001) Seasonal pattern of litter fall in a neotropical intermittent stream.
The former was a riparian gallery forest bordering a narrow, intermittent stream, and the latter, a stock tank (surface area 15 by 20m) within desert scrub habitat.
1) A game warden told Mark Townsend to stop clearing brush from his land, saying he could be changing the course of an intermittent stream and harming habitat for protected species.
Influence of fish predation on assemblage structure of macroinvertebrates in an intermittent stream.
An intermittent stream enters the gulf at the northern end, where the gulf has expanded along the thalweg of a shallow valley and has cut a channel into the bedrock rim (Fig.
Intermittent stream flows triggered by seasonal storms meander through the flood plain on their way to Hansen Lake, scouring the landscape to create a series of braided drainage channels and raised terraces.
Tenders are invited for Reconstruction of an embankment and intermittent stream channel on the site near the elementary school.
Botany Glen is bisected into east and west halves by an unnamed stream (a Mississinewa River tributary) that is joined by another intermittent stream from the west.
Responses of some minnows to flood drought conditions in an intermittent stream.

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