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Synonyms for sediment

Synonyms for sediment

matter that settles on a bottom or collects on a surface by a natural process

Synonyms for sediment

matter that has been deposited by some natural process

deposit as a sediment

settle as sediment

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2006, Influence of incision rate, rock strength, and bedload supply on bedrock river gradients and valley-flat widths: Field-based evidence and calibrations from Western Alpine rivers (southeast France), in: Willett, S.
The final paleophase ended when climatic change ~12 000 years before present diminished the size and peak of flows and reduced the bedload accordingly.
The Nagri Formation was most probably deposited by sandy bedload braided fluvial system.
The second set was used to catch the sediments, transported as bedload onto two plates with slopes of 15[degrees] and 25[degrees].
Defining phases of bedload transport using piecewise regression", Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 27, (2002) 971-990.
Estimations of bedload sediment transport in the Guadiana estuary (SW Iberian peninsula) during low river discharge periods.
In term of the total amount of bedload, a significant amount of coarser grains was transported during both stability tests.
Problems include river turbidity, increased sedimentation and bedload, a decreased river gradient, bank overflow and flooding, and negative impacts on the local ecosystem (see www.
Hydraulic interpretation of grain-size distributions using a physical model for bedload transport.
This result is consistent with Landwehr and Rhoads' (2003) arguments that benches develop via vertical accretion on incipient bars comprised of bedload (i.
Average wash load was 5,000 mg/L and sand-size bedload was 19,000 mg/L.
If our interpretation is correct, pre-extinction faunal remains sampled by the archaeological excavations in the claypan are ultimately derived from bedload sediments in the marked palaeochannels or, less likely, from the shore of a much larger (undocumented) floodout lake similar to Menindee and Tandou in the Darling/Anabranch system.
Because of these high erosion rates, gully streams typically have high bedload and suspended sediment transport.
A hydrology project at Redwood National Park helped geologists monitor the shifts in bedload in an aggraded stream along which the tallest redwood trees occur.
The complex landscape of the Arboretum was formed by processes including deposition of bedload material by the glacier, deposition of sediment by glacial meltwater, melting of stagnant ice, inundation by water of Glacial Lake Maumee, and flooding by the Huron River.