Tag Archives: sediment

The Sylhet Trough – Nature’s giant settling basin

In a bit of a departure from our usual content I’m going to contrast a continental scale feature from Asia with some SUDS (Sustainable Urban Drainage) applications nearer to home. At the moment I’m doing some work on bank erosion … Continue reading

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The geomorphic effects of river dredging

Just what happens to a river when you dredge it? What’s the geomorphic response and is it what we want? Trev investigates Continue reading

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The geomorphic impact of sluice or weir removal

What happens to a river when you remove a weir or a sluice? Continue reading

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The fluvial geomorphology of East Anglia: a history lesson

East Anglia has some of the most interesting geomorphology in the whole of the UK. Trev Bond explains why. Continue reading

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2012 – A year of extremes

It’s been a unique weather year – from droughts to flooding. Why is this and what challenges does it present for river managers? Continue reading

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