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Scour and fill in ephemeral streams


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Title Scour and fill in ephemeral streams
Creator Foley, Michael G.
Description The classical concept that mean bed elevation over an entire stream reach is lowered by scour during flood-wave passage and is restored by deposition in the waning flood phase (mean-bed scour and fill) can be challenged. The alternative that both scour and fill occur concurrently at different migrating loci within a reach (local scour and fill) is more consistent with published field data. The field and laboratory investigations reported herein suggest that mean-bed scour and fill in a...
Publisher California Institute of Technology
Date 1975-11
Type Report or Paper PeerReviewed
Format application/pdf
Identifier Foley, Michael G. (1975) Scour and fill in ephemeral streams. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. (Unpublished) <>

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