Study of Channel Erosion and Sediment Transport

by Carl F. Nordin, Jr.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1964, Vol. 90, Issue 4, Pg. 173-192

Document Type: Journal Paper


Observations of channel erosion, flow, and sediment transport for the Rio Puerco, in New Mexico, indicate that the characteristics of the channel and of the channel material change rapidly because of deposition and erosion, and that the ephemeral flows carry extremely high concentrations of suspended sediment that influence flow and transport characteristics.

Subject Headings: Channel flow | Sediment transport | Erosion | Suspended sediment | Developing countries | Material properties | New Mexico | United States

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