rate of sedimentation

rate of sedimentation

[′rāt əv ‚sed·ə·mən′tā·shən]
(geology)
The amount of sediment accumulated in an aquatic environment over a given period of time, usually expressed as thickness of accumulation per unit time. Also known as sedimentation rate.
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Automatic ESR analyzers are the devices which are designed to measure the rate of sedimentation of erythrocytes for the precise and accurate reading.
This study suggests that the overall species richness is low in the Mughal Kot Formation due to the high rate of sedimentation i.e.
According to the LLDA, the rate of sedimentation increased from 1.03 centimeters per year in 1938 to 1.20 cm/year by 1997.
Obviously with no water flowing in the rate of sedimentation will definitely, significantly decrease.
During the briefing, the WAPDA Chairman expressed satisfaction over the reduced rate of sedimentation flowing into Mangla reservoir.
During the briefing, the Authority expressed satisfaction over the reduced rate of sedimentation flowing into Mangla reservoir.
In this paper, the objective is studying the effects of precipitation rate of sedimentation and runoff values.
Doyon then discovered a rate of sedimentation in the lake of one millimetre per year.
The suspension made of nanoparticles has higher stability but lower rate of sedimentation in comparison with micrometric particles, which is a result of the lower weight of nanoparticles compared to that of microparticles.
First Place--Johanna Van Zyl, Modeling the Rate of Sedimentation for Reelfoot Lake, Tennessee, using Remote Sensing and GIS Techniques.
In fact Tarbela Dam reservoir is the only storage which regulates the flood inflows from most of northern Pakistan but due to high rate of sedimentation it has lost the storage capacity of the lake approximately 35 % since its construction in 1975.
But, the rate of sedimentation in reservoirs and lakes is accelerated due to environmental degradation, lack of conservation measures in catchment, change in land use, deforestation, urbanization and industrialization.