stream erosion

stream erosion

[′strēm i‚rō·zhən]
(geology)
The progressive removal of exposed matter from the surface of a stream channel by a stream.
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The goal of K-State's team is to reduce stream erosion, irrigation needs, soil erosion and increase student awareness of innovative green infrastructure.
But if processes like stream erosion or drifting sand dunes are filling them in, it's possible that the surface is much older that it appears.
which has also been using the Jet Test Apparatus in stream erosion and sedimentation studies, provided the device and training to help the Corps of Engineers with the initial testing of the levees.
Williams felt this was a long-term solution to protect the pipeline by mitigating any future stream erosion at this location.
Since the bones show little evidence of tumbling or stream erosion, it must be assumed that the stream excavated the bones only a short distance and transported them to the recovery site.
In `Variability in stream erosion and sediment transport', pp.
Massive rains hit the green hillsides of Romania's Bucegi Mountains in July 1997, snuffing out trees, destroying homes, damaging the water supply, and increasing stream erosion.
Waimea Canyon Carved by six million years of stream erosion, Waimea Canyon cuts a crimson slice in Kauai's wester side.
NYSE:PPX) announced that Line 63 and Line 2000, which were shut down last week as a result of earth movement and stream erosion caused by heavy rainfall, have been returned to service.
This project will reduce stream erosion in Blyth Creek by installing log structures and side slope stabilization.
In addition, Williams felt that this was a long-term solution to protect the pipeline by mitigating any future stream erosion at this location.
Meanwhile, the Wemples donate labor to fence off riparian areas on Forest Service land, and feel their cattle are taking "too much heat" for today's stream erosion.