Constraining Dynamic Sediment‐Discharge Relationships in Cold Environments: The Sediment‐Availability‐Transport (SAT) Model

@article{Zhang2021ConstrainingDS,
  title={Constraining Dynamic Sediment‐Discharge Relationships in Cold Environments: The Sediment‐Availability‐Transport (SAT) Model},
  author={Ting Zhang and Dongfeng Li and Albert J. Kettner and Yin-jun Zhou and Xixi Lu},
  journal={Water Resources Research},
  year={2021},
  volume={57}
}
Accelerated glacier‐snow‐permafrost erosion due to global warming amplifies the sediment availability in cold environments and affects the time‐varying suspended sediment concentration (SSC) and discharge (Q) relationship. Here, the sediment‐availability‐transport (SAT) model is proposed to simulate dynamic SSC‐Q relationships by integrating the sediment availability coupled by thermal processes, fluvial processes and long‐term storage exhaustion into a sediment rating curve (SSC = a × Qb with… 

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