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Factors controlling the size and shape of stream channels in coarse noncohesive sands
M. G. Wolman
|Statement||by M.Gordon Wolman and Lucien M. Brush.|
|Series||Physiographic and hydraulic studies of rivers, Geological survey professional paper -- 282-G|
|Contributions||Brush, Lucien M. 1924-|
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The grain‐size distribution of sands in newly developed dunes of steppes that have undergone wind‐driven degradation in the headwaters of the Yangtze River and on the Zoige Plateau, in the Yellow River's upper reaches, is typical of dune sands. The mean size ranges from mm (φ) to mm (φ), with the standard deviation Cited by: In this study, an approach similar to Ziegler et. al. () is adopted. The entire spectrum of the sediment size is segregated into 2 size groups, a fine (cohesive) group with sediment size less than 62 pm, and a coarse (noncohesive) group with sediment size larger than 62 gm.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wolman, M. Gordon, Factors controlling the size and shape of stream channels in coarse noncohesive sands.
pp g / wolman, m. and brush, l. m., jr. / factors controlling the size and shape of stream channels in coarse noncohesive sands, physiographic and hydraulic studies of rivers,pb, pages -22 figs., 7 tables, $ In Part 1 (Singh and Zhang, ), the at-a-station hydraulic geometry relations were derived by hypothesizing that, for varying flow discharge, the temporal change of stream power is accomplished.
The size of the amalgamated meander belt ( km2) is significantly larger than any documented previously and comparable in size to those from modern sedimentary basins.
An example is lag gravel from an old stream deposit. If there is sufficient pore space for fines to deposit in, the gravel may remain exposed, suggesting a high-energy environment.
Coarse sands and sandy gravels are good indicators of high-energy environments if they are modern deposits. The corresponding grain size may be termed as critical size for which ϖ U ∗ = 1 (Lane and Kalinske, ). The terminal fall velocity (ϖ) for the grain of critical size may be obtained from the equation proposed by Gibbs et al.
It is assumed that the flow top was at f–f′ during deposition of this : P. Dasgupta. Permissible Tractive Force for Coarse Noncohesive Material Angles of Repose of Noncohesive Material Basin characteristics include such factors as size, shape.
/2 drainage area, permeability and capacity of groundwater reservoirs, presence Channels ln coarse gravel 2. Recommended modifying n value for degree of. Wolman and Brush () in laboratory flume studies evaluated the factors controlling size and shape of stream channels in coarse, noncohesive sands.
The flow, slope, sediment load, and bed and bank material could be varied independently. The experiments File Size: 6MB. Water-retention curves for the fine and coarse sands with two repetitions for each sand size.
Solid and dashed curves are the models fitted to the measurements that were used to determine VG parameters. Download: Download high-res image (KB) Download: Download full-size image; Fig. Grain-size distributions of fine and coarse by: 8. However, facies variations orthogonal to the channels are more complex, as demonstrated in Fig where coarse clastic channel fills pass laterally into fine-grained overbank units over distances of a few hundred meters.
In common with other channel systems in the field, the Ac channels are dominated by overall fining-upward sequences. Rufui J. LeBlanc FIG. 8—Types of brajded-stream channels and ban. range in size from boulder to sand. Farther downstream, there is a gradual decrease in grain size and an increase in sorting.
The bed-load materials are transported under varying bed-form conditions, depending upon river stage. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. Bull () reported sheetflood deposits to be finer grained than channel deposits, cross-bedded, and massive or thinly bedded.
Debris-1lo\v deposits—Some workers refer to both fine-grained and coarse-grained types of plastic flowage in stream channels as mudflows, but others consider mudfiows to be fine-grained debris flows. Unlike coarse-grained soils for which erodibility is primarily a function of grain-size distribution and secondarily a function of grain shape and packing, erodibility of fine-grained soil is dominated by other factors such as apparent or true cohesion, porewater pressure, and root reinforcement.
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The shape of orbital ripples is very sensitive to grain size: when fine sand is used in experiments and the bed is subjected to large-scale, faster near bed orbital motion, hummocky 3-D orbital ripples form, whereas when the fine sand is replaced by coarse sand, sharp-crested 2-D orbital ripples form instead.
Bedload transport, consisting primarily of coarse sands or larger particles, is complex and sporadic, and has major implications regarding channel morphology and the quality of spawning gravels. It is greatly affected by large roughness elements (logs, boulders, bedrock outcrops, etc.).
Recent development of fluvial facies models has been due to improved description of natural river and floodplain processes and deposits using: (1) ground-penetrating radar (GPR) combined with cores and trenches to describe modern deposits in 3D; (2) study of frozen rivers to allow easy access to the entire channel belt and procurement of undisturbed cores; (3) optically stimulated luminescence.
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