Rivers – Physical, Fluvial and Environmental Processes

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ISBN: 978-3-319-17718-2 (Print) 978-3-319-17719-9 (Online)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxi

  2. Physical Processes

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-50

      Basic Physical Processes in Rivers

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      Pages 51-78

      Turbulence in Rivers

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      Pages 79-98

      Principles of Mechanics of Bedforms

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      Pages 99-119

      Scour Problems Downstream of Low-Head Hydraulic Structures

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      Pages 121-136

      Current Research and Challenges Related to Shallow Flows

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      Pages 137-167

      One-Dimensional Modeling of Flows in Open Channels

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      Pages 169-192

      Modeling of Floods—State of the Art and Research Challenges

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      Pages 193-211

      Numerical Modeling of Free-Surface Flows in Practical Applications

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      Pages 213-227

      Laboratory Models of Free-Surface Flows

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      Pages 229-254

      Measurements of Turbulence Structure in a Compound Channel

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      Pages 255-277

      Uncertainty Analysis in River Modelling

  3. Fluvial Processes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 279-279

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      Pages 281-321

      Channel Stability: Morphodynamics and the Morphology of Rivers

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      Pages 323-372

      Principles of Bedload Transport of Non-cohesive Sediment in Open-Channels

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      Pages 373-401

      Recent Advances from Research on Meandering and Directions for Future Work

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      Pages 403-425

      Fluvial Processes in Braided Rivers

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      Pages 427-441

      Lagrangian Modelling of Saltating Sediment Transport: A Review

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      Pages 443-458

      Runoff Generation and Soil Erosion After Forest Fires from the Slopes to the Rivers at a Basin Scale

  4. Environmental Processes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 459-459

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      Pages 461-478

      Ecological Thresholds and Resilience in Streams

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      Pages 479-496

      Coupling Biological and Physical Processes: The Ecological Significance of River Channel Hydraulics and Fluvial Dynamics

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      Pages 497-518

      Why Do We Need Bankfull and Dominant Discharges?

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