1. Introduction 2.The Fluvial System 3. The Flow Regime 4. Sediment Sources 5. Large-scale Sediment Transfer 6. Flow in Channels 7. Processes of Erosion, Transport and Deposition 8. Channel Form and Behaviour 9. System Response to Change 10.Managing River Channels
Ro Charlton lectures in the Geography Department at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, where she teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in fluvial geomorphology and hydrology. Her research interests include meandering river canyons in caves and the impact of climate change on water resources.
"This handsome, concise volume sets forth to provide and introduction to fluvial geomorphology at a mid-undergraduate level, and it does so nicely." -- I.S. Sasowsky, Choice
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