Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Current Practice in Fluvial Geomorphology

Dynamics and Diversity

Edited by Krishna Gopal Ghosh

Presidency University

Co-editor:

Sutapa Mukhopadhyay

Vidya Bhavana, Visva-Bharati University

Amid increasing interactions with other disciplines and technical advances for detecting, monitoring, and modeling fluvial landscape origin, dynamics, and diversity, a number of scientific works have come out and nested in globally recognized edited books. This book is an attempt in this regard, where a few precise regular research works from diverse disciplinary expertise from around the globe are compiled as chapters. In this collective effort, the application of geoinformatics, field data on natural rivers, instrumentation, use of analytic tools, scientific techniques, numerical models, case studies, illustrations, etc. in understanding formative processes and appraising fluvial landscapes will hopefully provide insight into the current practice of fluvial geomorphology and may guide fruitful and coherent scientific enquiry into the field.

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Current Practice in Fluvial GeomorphologyDynamics and DiversityEdited by Krishna Gopal Ghosh

Published: January 8th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.81349

ISBN: 978-1-78984-579-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-578-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-256-8

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Introductory Chapter: Current Practice in Fluvial Geomorphology: Research Frontiers, Issues and Challenges

By Krishna Gopal Ghosh and Sutapa Mukhopadhyay

66

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2. Experimental Study of Local Scour around Side-by-Side Bridge Piers under Ice-Covered Flow Conditions

By Mohammad Reza Namaee, Jueyi Sui and Peng Wu

219

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3. Modeling River Morphodynamic Process Using a Depth-Averaged Computational Model and an Application to a Mountain River

By Yafei Jia, Yaoxin Zhang, Keh-Chia Yeh and Chung-Ta Liao

190

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4. Remote Sensing and River Basin Management: An Expository Review with Special Reference to Southwest Nigeria

By Adewole Adedayo Oreoluwa and Eludoyin Adebayo Oluwole

66

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5. Overview of Hydrological Dynamics and Geomorphological Aspects of the Amazon Region Rivers to Characterize Fluvial Sensitivity to Oil Spills

By Patricia Mamede da Silva, Fernando Pellon de Miranda, Carlos Henrique Beisl, Luiz Landau and Alexandre Gonçalves Evsukoff

214

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6. River Plume in Sediment-Laden Rivers

By Levent Yilmaz

53

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7. Effect of the Evapotranspiration of Thornthwaite and of Penman-Monteith in the Estimation of Monthly Streamflows Based on a Monthly Water Balance Model

By Maria Manuela Portela, João Santos and Ticiana Marinho de Carvalho Studart

226

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