Sediment Transport Model for Seepage Erosion of Streambank Sediment

  title={Sediment Transport Model for Seepage Erosion of Streambank Sediment},
  author={Garey A. Fox and Glenn V. Wilson and R. K. Periketi and Robert F. Cullum},
  journal={Journal of Hydrologic Engineering},
Erosion by lateral, subsurface flow is known to erode streambank sediment in numerous geographical locations; however, the role of seepage erosion on mass failure of streambanks is not well understood. In the absence of an established sediment transport model for seepage erosion, the objectives of this research were to investigate the mechanisms of erosion due to concentrated, lateral subsurface flow and develop an empirical sediment transport model for seepage erosion of noncohesive sediment… 

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