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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1997)

Document title

A comparison of stream bank erosion processes on forested and moorland streams in the Balquhidder catchments, central Scotland

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

STOTT T. (1) ;
(1) School of Education and Community Studies, Liverpool John Moores Univ., Liverpool, ROYAUME-UNI

Abstract

Stream bank erosion rates measured over a two-year period on a moorland and a forested stream were compared. Bank erosion rates are generally higher on the mainstream of the moorland catchment and highest in winter on both streams. Bank erosion is correlated with the incidence of frost. Analysis of the vertical distribution of erosion on the banks of both streams suggests an undercutting mechanism which is more pronounced in the moorland stream. The influence of trees on bank erosion and possible implications for the management of forest streams are discussed

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Earth surface processes and landforms / ISSN 0197-9337 / CODEN ESPLDB

Editor : Wiley, Chichester - ROYAUME-UNI (1981)

Millesime : 1997, vol. 22, no4 [pp. 383-399]

Bibliographic references : 75 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Bureau de recherches géologiques et minières - Orléans

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17355

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