Sediment Transport and Delta Formation

by E. Kuiper, (F.ASCE), Assoc. Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; Univ. of Manitoba, Canada.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 2, Pg. 55-68

Document Type: Journal Paper


Sedimentation computations carried out in connection with dike design for Saskatchewan Delta Reclamation Project; description of regime of Saskatchewan River and of Saskatchewan Delta; observations on delta formation, and sedimentation problems; method adopted to determine future rate of sedimentation on floodplains adjacent to projected dikes.

Subject Headings: Sediment transport | Sediment | Levees and dikes | Computing in civil engineering | Connections (structural) | Hydraulic design | Rivers and streams | Flood plains | Saskatchewan

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