Estuarial Sediment Transport Patterns

by H.A. Einstein,
R.B. Krone,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 2, Pg. 51-59

Document Type: Journal Paper


Sediment deposits in estuaries are clayey muds; transport of these muds is determined by flocculation characteristic of suspended clays; flocculation process and deposition and scour of bed of sediments is described; process of shoaling in Mare Island Strait, which is artificially deepened side arm of San Francisco Bay.

Subject Headings: Sediment transport | Soil properties | Estuaries | Clays | Mud | Flocculation | Scour | Bed materials

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