Alluvial Stream Bank Erosion—A 10-Year Study

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by D. J. Hagerty, Univ Louisville, United States,
M. F. Spoor, Univ Louisville, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Sediment Transport Modeling

Abstract: Results of investigations of bank erosion along alluvial streams between 1977 and 1989 are given. Natural processes were found to dominate, with piping an important but hitherto unrecognized mechanism.

Subject Headings: Field tests | Erosion | Alluvial channels | River bank stabilization | Pipes | Fluid flow | Materials processing | Streamflow |

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