Fluvial Geomorphology

River Behavior

Module 11: River Behavior

Background

Why we’re covering it

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply principles of geomorphic analysis to a diversity of riverscapes.
  2. Gain an appreciation of how geomorphic processes of erosion, deposition transport and storage of sediment shape topography and create, maintain, sculpt and destroy distinctive landforms.

Resources

Slides & Handouts

Lecture Slides

Corresponding Chapter in Course Text

From: Fryirs KA, Brierley GA. 2013. Geomorphic Analysis of River Systems: An Approach to Reading the Landscape, First Edition. Blackwell Publishing Ltd.: Chichester, U.K.

This module focus on: CHAPTER ELEVEN: River behaviour

Relevant or Cited Literature

Follow up selected readings suggested by Fryris and Brierley (2013) are provided for every chapter in page 328-3334 of the text book.