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Baseline Channel Morphology and Bank Erosion Inventory of South Fork Campbell Creek at Campbell Tract, Anchorage, Alaska, 1999 and 2000

U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN-FILE REPORT 01–288
Anchorage, Alaska

By Janet H. Curran


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CONTENTS

Abstract
Introduction
  Purpose and scope
  Approach
Description of study area
Hydrology
Channel morphology
  Methods of survey
        1999
        2000
        Data reduction
  Physical channel characteristics
  Geomorphic changes at channel cross sections, 1999 to 2000
  Geomorphic changes in channel planform, 1999 to 2000
Bank erosion
  Methods of survey  
  Geomorphic changes in banks, 1999 to 2000  
References cited
Appendix 1. Transect survey data for South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska, 1999
Appendix 2. Transect survey data for South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska, 2000

 

FIGURES

1. Map showing location of South Fork Campbell Creek study site, Anchorage, Alaska
2. Map showing Campbell Tract and South Fork Campbell Creek watershed upstream from C Street, Anchorage, Alaska
3-5. Graphs showing:
  3. Daily maximum, mean, and minimum discharge for the period of record at U.S. Geological Survey gaging station 15274000, South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska
  4. Daily mean discharge for 1999 and 2000 water years in relation to daily mean discharge for the period of record at U.S. Geological Survey gaging station 15274000, South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska
  5. Locations of survey points on transects of three reaches of South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska
6-8. Aerial photographs showing:
  6. Transects and vicinity, Reach B of South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska
  7. Transects and vicinity, Reach C of South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska
  8. Transects and vicinity, Reach D of South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska
9-11. Graphs showing:
  9. Transect profiles for Reach B of South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska, 1999 and 2000
  10. Transect profiles for Reach C of South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska, 1999 and 2000
  11. Transect profiles for Reach D of South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska, 1999 and 2000
12. Schematic of typical channel features of South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska
13. Photograph of channel near Transect 03D, South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska
14. Schematic showing differences in vertical profile of a transect survey with few points and a survey of the same transect with many points
15. Graph showing change in erosion pin exposure at transects of South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska, between July 1999 and October 2000
16. Graph showing erosion rate measured at erosion pins along transects of South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska, between July 1999 and October 2000

TABLES

1. Transects with apparent changes between 1999 and 2000, South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska
2. Erosion pin measurements and erosion rates between 1999 and 2000, South Fork Campbell Creek near Anchorage, Alaska

CONVERSION FACTORS AND VERTICAL DATUM

Multiply

By

To obtain

cubic foot per second (ft3/s)
 
0.02832
cubic meter per second
foot (ft)
 
0.3048
meter
foot per year (ft/yr)
 
0.3048
meter per year
inch (in.)
 
2.54
centimeter
mile (mi)
 
1.609
kilometer
square mile (mi2)
 
2.590
square kilometer

Sea level: In this report, “sea level” refers to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929— a geodetic datum derived from a general adjustment of the first-order level nets of the United States and Canada, formerly called Sea Level Datum of 1929.


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