California rivers and streams : the conflict between fluvial process and land use /

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Mount, Jeffrey F., 1954-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1995.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction to the Rivers of California: The First 4 Billion Years
  • 2. Water in Motion
  • 3. A River at Work: Sediment Entrainment, Transport, and Deposition
  • 4. The Shape of a River
  • 5. Origins of River Discharge
  • 6. Sediment Supply
  • 7. River Network and Profile
  • 8. Climate and the Rivers of California
  • 9. Tectonics and Geology of California's Rivers
  • 10. Rivers of California: The Last 200 Years
  • 11. Mining and the Rivers of California
  • 12. Logging California's Watersheds
  • 13. Food Production and the Rivers of California
  • 14. A Primer on Flood Frequency: How Much and How Often?
  • 15. The Urbanization of California's Rivers
  • 16. The Damming of California's Rivers
  • 17. The Future: Changing Climate, Changing Rivers.