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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According to the LLDA, the rate of sedimentation increased from 1.
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.
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.
Not only the artificial lake is very harmful for our water reservoirs, it will accelerate the rate of sedimentation in them.
It measures the rate of sedimentation of erythrocyte of a blood sample in a graduated test tube maintained in a vertical position during one hour.
210]Pb and material incorporation into each layer have been constant during the deposition of the sediment, whereas the variable rate of sedimentation model allows changes with time (Shukla and Joshi, 1989).