stream morphology

stream morphology

[′strēm mȯr′fäl·ə·jē]
(geology)
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Together, these results shifted the approach to stream restoration in Mediterranean ecosystems: Instead of introducing large woody debris, as is done in coastal evergreen forests, the focus is on creating conditions that allow stream vegetation to regenerate, providing important shade, and helping to restore stream morphology for improved salmon habitat.
(2003) coined the term "hydrologic drought" to describe the alterations in riparian habitats due to anthropogenic changes in stream morphology, specifically channel incision, relating shifts in riparian plant community composition and structure due to lowered groundwater tables.
This suggests periphyton could be affected by the population of consumers such as snails and the stream morphology of the environment.
It said that, "proper soil investigation and analysis shall also be undertaken to prevent changes in stream morphology."
"Proper soil analysis should also be undertaken to prevent changes in stream morphology," he also said, adding "projects should comply with existing rules and regulations of the Water Code of the Philippines and the Philippine Mining Act of 1995, among others, before DPWH approval of works."
This loss has doubled over the last decade, without any changes in flows or stream morphology. Apparently unauthorized abstractions, which are growing, are not counted says the report.
(1999) found strong relationships between structuring of assemblages and gradients in stream morphology on a 100-km reach of the St.
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.
Such factors, comprising major aspects of stream morphology, are likely to shift in response to anthropogenic disturbance (Odemerho 1984; Golladay et al.
* Expand the understanding of stable stream processes and incorporation of stream morphology and biology into water resource management.