(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1993)

Document title

The measurement of river bank erosion and lateral channel change: a review

published at : Technical & software bulletin 1993

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)



A detailed review and chronological survey is presented of the various techniques which have been used for the measurement of river bank erosion and channel change. The techniques are classified according to the time scales involved and each is discussed with respect to accuracy and repeatability. The methods covered include sedimentological evidence, botanical evidence, historical sources, planimetric resurvey, repeated cross-profiling, erosion pins and terrestrial photogrammetry. Prospects for future developments are also discussed


Thematical fascicle

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

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

Millesime : 1993, vol. 18, no 9 [pp. 777-821]

Bibliographic references : 6 p.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17355

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