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Stream channel morphology

Roberts, R. G.

Stream channel morphology

major fluvial disturbances in logged watersheds on the Queen Charlotte Islands

by Roberts, R. G.

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Published by BC Ministry of Forests and Lands in Victoria, B.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • British Columbia,
  • Queen Charlotte Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • Sediment transport -- British Columbia -- Queen Charlotte Islands.,
    • River sediments -- British Columbia -- Queen Charlotte Islands.,
    • Stream channelization -- British Columbia -- Queen Charlotte Islands.,
    • Logging -- Environmental aspects -- British Columbia -- Queen Charlotte Islands.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby R.G. Roberts.
      SeriesLand management report,, no. 48
      ContributionsBritish Columbia. Ministry of Forests and Lands.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC175.2 .R63 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2120684M
      ISBN 100771885342
      LC Control Number88178880

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