Field Measurement of Topography at a River Mouth

by Hitoshi Tanaka, Tohoku Univ, Japan,
Nobuo Shuto, Tohoku Univ, Japan,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Sediment Transport Modeling

Abstract:

The authors have been measuring topography and cross section at the river mouth of the Nanakita River, in Japan. Changes of short-time scale, such as straightening of the river channel due to floods and the closure of the river mouth due to waves, were observed in 1988.



Subject Headings: Field tests | Rivers and streams | Sediment transport | Channel stabilization | Estuaries | Floods | Topography | Japan | Asia

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