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An approach for modeling sediment budgets in supply-limited rivers


Wright, Scott A, Topping, David J, Rubin, David M, and Melis, Theodore S, An approach for modeling sediment budgets in supply-limited rivers: .


Reliable predictions of sediment transport and river morphology in response to variations in natural and human-induced drivers are necessary for river engineering and management. Because engineering and management applications may span a wide range of space and time scales, a broad spectrum of modeling approaches has been developed, ranging from suspended-sediment ?rating curves? to complex three-dimensional morphodynamic models. Suspended sediment rating curves are an attractive approach for evaluating changes in multi-year sediment budgets resulting from changes in flow regimes because they are simple to implement, computationally efficient, and the empirical parameters can be estimated from quantities that are commonly measured [...]



  • Upper Colorado River Basin



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