Sediment and Aquatic Habitat Associations in River Systems

by Robert T. Milhous, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fort Collins, United States,
Robert C. MacArthur, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fort Collins, United States,
F. Douglas Shields, Jr., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fort Collins, United States,
J. Rodger Adams, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fort Collins, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract: This paper results from the Task Committee's effort to summarize knowledge linking sediment transport and aquatic ecology. This paper presents one element of this work: the influence of river bed sediment on aquatic habitats. Subjects covered include boulder and cobble bed streams, cobble and gravel bed streams, sand bed rivers, and fine bed streams.

Subject Headings: Bed materials | Aquatic habitats | Sediment transport | Boulders | Sand (hydraulic)

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