Rivers Under Influence of Terrestrial Rotation

by O.W. Kabelac,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 1, Pg. 1-16

Document Type: Journal Paper


Mathematical evaluation of forces involved in formation of river beds, according to Law of Baer; Law states that on northern hemisphere all rivers exercise pressure against right bank, south of equator against left bank, affecting them more than corresponding opposite bank; mathematics is based on principle of dynamics regulating Coriolis Force.

Subject Headings: Rivers and streams | Rotation | Mathematics | River bank stabilization | Bed forms | Laws

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