stream morphology

stream morphology

[′strēm mȯr′fäl·ə·jē]
(geology)
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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.
2001), we were able to show that self-purification concerning ammonium, phosphorus, organic substances, and bacteria can reach a rate up to 80% over a distance of only 2 or 3 kilometers in case of a natural stream morphology.
Few streams retain their natural stream morphology in the Portage River watershed; the majority of the creeks and ditches that compose the drainage are channelized.