Geomorphic changes upstream of beaver dams in Bridge Creek, an incised stream channel in the interior Columbia River basin, eastern Oregon

  title={Geomorphic changes upstream of beaver dams in Bridge Creek, an incised stream channel in the interior Columbia River basin, eastern Oregon},
  author={Michael Moritz Pollock and Timothy J. Beechie and Chris E. Jordan},
  journal={Earth Surface Processes and Landforms},
Channel incision is a widespread phenomenon throughout the dry interior Columbia River basin and other semi‐arid regions of the world, which degrades stream habitat by fundamentally altering natural ecological, geomorphological and hydrological processes. We examined the extent of localized aggradation behind beaver dams on an incised stream in the interior Columbia River basin to assess the potential for using beaver, Castor canadensis, dams to restore such channels, and the effect of the… 

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