potomology

potomology

[‚päd·ə′mäl·ə·jē]
(civil engineering)
The systematic study of the factors affecting river channels to provide the basis for predictions of the effects of proposed engineering works on channel characteristics.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Army ERDC-EL (Mississippi River and Tributaries Project, Geomorphology, and Potomology), Fish Ecology Team, Vicksburg, MS, for their work in the field collecting and processing the sturgeon used in this analysis.