Morphology and evolution of bars in a wandering gravel-bed river; lower Fraser River, British Columbia, Canada

A hierarchical typology for the channels and bars within aggradational wandering gravel-bed rivers is developed from an examination of a 50 km reach of lower Fraser River, British Columbia, Canada. Unit bars, built by stacking of gravelly bedload sheets, are the key dynamic element of the sediment t...

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Main Authors: Stephen Rice, Michael Church, Colin L. Wooldridge, Edward Hickin
Format: Default Article
Published: 2009
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