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    Bedrock River

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    If a river flows over bedrock, the bedrock restricts widening and lateral mobility which can distort the shape of the bends in the river (Hooke and Yorke 2011). Substrate influences channel form at the reach scale, with bedrock channel found to be narrower and deeper than alluvial channels (Whitbread et al. 2015). This means that the substrate the river is flowing over does have an effect on what the river is doing. The bedrock restricts widening and lateral mobility, which limits how fast the

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    be investigating the changes along the long profile of a river. In order to do this, I will be collecting data and making observations at three different points along the river; the upper course, the middle course, and the lower course. The river which I will be conducting my observations would be on Bartley Water. Bartley Water is a river going through the New Forest which is located in the south of the UK, Hampshire. The source of the river begins from Bartley, 109m above sea level, and joins to

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    Rivers are very important as they drive the economy of the country in America. Almost any activity is undertaken in America; rivers play a role. Rivers offers habitat to aquatic animals and plants, the source of water for irrigation and drinking, and other activities in the society. The rate, at which the water in the rivers reduces, is a worrying situation, especially in the current society. What is more interesting in this article is the rate at which humans engage in various activities which leads

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    The Colorado River

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    this canyon though than the rocks, as it is still active as a forever changing landform, due to the power of running water. The Colorado River has carved out the Grand Canyon in just the last nine million years. In fact, the river itself carries about half a million tons of sediment through the Grand Canyon each and every day. There are a number of different river types that will be talked about, and how exactly they have effected their environment and made changes in the landscapes. Valleys were

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    “River of Renewal” is a documentary that discusses a long-fought battle between American Indians, pitted farmers, and commercial fisherman over 10 million-acre Klamath River Basin, which spreads into the Oregon-California border. The documentary began by displaying graphics and videos of the American Indians’ side of the story. The Native Americans came from a humble background. They just trying to catch enough salmon from the regional water bend. Unfortunately, the amount of water was not enough

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    civilizations have all been found along large river valleys, such as, the Indus River in India and the Yellow River in China. Water is an essential part of life; it does not just sustain the life of all human beings around the globe, but also sustains the life of every living thing known to this Earth. All of the major cities that we know today are surrounded by large river systems that supply its people with the means to survive in that region. These rivers also link our different communities together

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    Columbia river. Jain and Sinha (2004) discussed about causative factors and mechanism of fluvial dynamics of anabranching Baghmati river system. In their study they have observed that anabranching phenomena of Baghmati river only occurs along middle river course. The authors suggested that inability to transport high sediment load due to gentle channel slope and dominance of aggradation processes are responsible for anabranching of Baghmati river. Luchi et al. (2007) investigated small alpine river to

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    Artificial River Essay

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    Carol Sheriff’s The Artificial River The Erie Canal and the Paradox of Progress, 1817-1862 APUS, Section 4

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    Yellow River Jia

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    This document discusses solutions to combat the volatility of the Yellow River. In 1st Century BCE China, the Yellow River was both an agricultural and urban necessity—but it was also a danger due to flooding. An authority on the matter, Jia Rang, proposes multiple solutions intended to tame the aggression of the Yellow River. He’s aware of the importance of digging canals and notes three benefits of digging: the movement of salt and silt leads to increased fertility, more rice can be planted opposed

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    The Mississippi River is highly regarded as the most important river in Louisiana. One of the lesser known rivers is just as phenomenal, however. The Atchafalaya River (pronounced At-cha-fa-lie-uh), which is adjacent to the Louisianan southern half of the Mississippi River, is so much of a phenomena that the United States Army Corps has been put in charge of controlling the river! The first settlers of the Atchafalaya River Basin were different Native American Tribes, including the Houma, Chitimacha

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