Field Measurement of Topography at a River Mouth

by Hitoshi Tanaka, Tohoku Univ, Japan,
Nobuo Shuto, Tohoku Univ, Japan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Sediment Transport Modeling


The authors have been measuring topography and cross section at the river mouth of the Nanakita River, in Japan. Changes of short-time scale, such as straightening of the river channel due to floods and the closure of the river mouth due to waves, were observed in 1988.

Subject Headings: High-rise buildings | Topography | Rivers and streams | Field tests | Sediment transport | Streamflow | Cross sections | Channel stabilization | Japan | Asia

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