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Wetland sedimentation and vegetation patterns near selected highway crossings in West Tennessee

U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Investigations Report 91-4106

by David E. Bazemore, Cliff R. Hupp and Timothy H. Diehl


Table of Contents

Abstract

Introduction

Background

Purpose and scope

Description of study area

Methods for estimating sedimentation rates

Spatial variation of sedimentation rates

Variation between upstream and downstream stations

Variation with topographic elevation

Variation with drainage characteristics

Deposition of sand

Temporal trends of sedimentation and tree growth

Flow and sedimentation modeling

Hydraulic modeling

Field data collection methods

Sedimentation-rate equations

Vegetation patterns

Summary and conclusions

Selected references

Glossary

 


 

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