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Department
Geology
Course
GEOL 2207
Professor
B.Ward
Semester
Summer

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Channel Types and Characteristics Meandering – single dominant channel  High Sinuosity (curves back at itself at high velocity)  Finer grain, better cohesion  Low gradient  Characteristics of downstream floods Anastomosing  Several different channels, usually vegetated  Bank material fine grain, clay rich Braided  Steep gradients, high sediment load  Flashy discharge – dis
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