Proceedings of the 8th International Gravel-Bed Rivers (GBR)Workshop held in Kyoto and Takayama, Japan, on September 14-18, 2015. Includes bibliographical references and index.
This book presents the definitive review of current knowledge of gravel-bed rivers. Continuing an established and successful series of scholarly reports, it consists of the papers presented at the 8th International Gravel-bed Rivers Workshop. Focusing on all the recent progress that has been made in the field, subjects covered include flow, physical modeling, sediment transport theory, techniques and instrumentation, morphodynamics and ecological topics--with special attention given to aspects of disasters relevant to sediment supply and integrated river management. This up-to-date compendium is essential reading for geomorphologists, river engineers and ecologists, river managers, fluvial sedimentologists and advanced students in these fields.