Sediment Budgets in Gravel Bed Streams

by Jeffrey B. Bradley, WEST Consultants, Inc, Seattle, United States,
David T. Williams, WEST Consultants, Inc, Seattle, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


A sediment budget/mass balance technique is presented for use in assessment of sediment transport by river reach in gravel bed streams. Selection of appropriate gravel bed transport equations, hydrology and hydraulic information is essential to the development of an adequate sediment budget.

Subject Headings: Sediment | Budgets | Gravels | Bed materials | Streamflow | Hydrologic models | Hydraulic models | River and stream beds

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