aggrade


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build up to a level by depositing sediment

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systems such as 7 and 9, which are associated with high sediment loads stemming from agricultural sources) aggrade more rapidly in relative P availability than in that of N.
87) The Rio Grande had begun to aggrade, with increased deposition of silt from upland practices causing a rising water table in the middle Rio Grande.
Reaches excavated for flood control tend to aggrade, sometimes significantly reducing the capacity of the channel" (Sutton, 1980).
However, care must be taken to assume that crop residues alone will aggrade soil organic matter.
The glacial lake drained by about 14000-12000 BP through the Ramparts of the Porcupine, which allowed for permafrost to aggrade in the glaciolacus-trine sediments (Morlan, 1980).
The glacial lake drained by 14-12000 BP through the Ramparts of the Porcupine, which allowed permafrost to aggrade in the glacio-lacustrine sediments.
These streams deposit the excess sediment in their channels, floodplains or banks, which thereby aggrade over time.