Alluvial Stream Bank Erosion?A 10-Year Study

by D. J. Hagerty, Univ Louisville, United States,
M. F. Spoor, Univ Louisville, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Sediment Transport Modeling


Results of investigations of bank erosion along alluvial streams between 1977 and 1989 are given. Natural processes were found to dominate, with piping an important but hitherto unrecognized mechanism.

Subject Headings: River bank stabilization | Fluid flow | Flow measurement | Field tests | Erosion | Alluvial channels | River flow

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