sediment-production rate

sediment-production rate

[′sed·ə·mənt prə′dək·shən ‚rāt]
(geology)
Sediment yield per unit of drainage area, derived by dividing the annual sediment yield by the area of the drainage basin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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