Bank Protection at the Middle and Lower Yangtze

by Jisheng Chen, Yangtze River Science Research Inst, China,
pWenchou Yu, Yangtze River Science Research Inst, China,
Qingshen Pan, Yangtze River Science Research Inst, China,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: The Middle and Lower Yangtze runs through alluvial plains about 1800 km. There are mainly three types of river reaches: straight-slightly sinuous, meandering, and braided. This paper outlines their characteristics, bank erosion problems, and their bank protection works.

Subject Headings: River bank stabilization | Meandering rivers and streams | Erosion | Water resources | Channel flow | Alluvial channels | Streamflow | River flow | Yangtze River | China | Asia

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