Floodplain Formation and Cottonwood Colonization Patterns on the Willamette River, Oregon, USA.

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/ Using a series of aerial photographs taken between 1936 and 1996, we trace coevolution of floodplain and riparian forest on the Willamette River. Within-channel barforms appear to be the predominant incipient floodplain landform and habitat for primary succession. Interlinked development of bar(s) and erosion of near banks, filling of channels, and… (More)

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@article{Dykaar2000FloodplainFA, title={Floodplain Formation and Cottonwood Colonization Patterns on the Willamette River, Oregon, USA.}, author={Dykaar and Wigington}, journal={Environmental management}, year={2000}, volume={25 1}, pages={87-104} }