Evaluating Effects of Land-Use Changes on Sediment Load

by Alfred J. Cooper, (M.ASCE), Head; Hydrology Section, Hydraulic Data Branch, TVA, Knoxville, Tenn.,
Willard Snyder, (A.M.ASCE), Unit Head; Statistical Analysis Unit, Hydrology Section, TVA, Knoxville, Tenn.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 1, Pg. 1-14

Document Type: Journal Paper


Analytical method used in evaluating effect of changes with time of cover density and land use upon sediment load characteristics of two tributary streams in Tennessee Valley; use of time regression function to represent effect of changing cover and statistical technique of Analysis of Variance as means of determining significance of continuous time trend in estimating reduction of suspended sediment.

Subject Headings: Regression analysis | Land use | Sediment loads | Load factors | Suspended sediment | Suspended loads | Rivers and streams | Statistics | Tennessee | United States

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