Suspended Load in Bhagirathi River System

by Amarendra N. Biswas, Sr. Scientific Ofcr.; Hydr. Study Dept., Calcutta Port Commissioners, Calcutta, India,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1972, Vol. 98, Issue 1, Pg. 315-318

Document Type: Journal Paper


The topic of this technical note is the suspended load-discharge relations. The relationships of measured suspended load and discharge for the Bhagirathi River in India are presented. Sediment samples were taken, and an analysis was made of the combined samples.

Subject Headings: Suspended loads | Load factors | River systems | Water discharge measurement | Rivers and streams | Developing countries | Sediment loads | India | Asia

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