Sediment Transport: Monitoring, Modeling and Management


Abdul A. Khan (Editor)
Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA

Weiming Wu (Editor)
The University of Mississippi, MS, USA

Series: Earth Sciences in the 21st Century, Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
BISAC: SCI030000

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This book provides a broad perspective of sediment transport in rivers, reservoirs, estuaries, and coastal areas. It deals with the related fundamentals of sediment transport, computational modeling of cohesive and non-cohesive sediments transport, and sedimentation engineering management. Topics include river morphological changes after dam removal, local scour and its monitoring, marsh edge erosion, turbidity dynamics in a bay surrounded by marshes, effects of harbor construction on hydrodynamic and morphodynamic processes in a coastal area, and impact of climate change on sediment yield from a watershed, are discussed. The breath of the topics covered will be of interest to researchers and practicing engineers alike. This book contains twelve chapters. (Imprint: Nova)

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