Unifying Criterion for the Velocity Reversal Hypothesis in Gravel-Bed Rivers

@inproceedings{Caamao2008UnifyingCF,
  title={Unifying Criterion for the Velocity Reversal Hypothesis in Gravel-Bed Rivers},
  author={Diego Caama{\~n}o and Peter L Goodwin and M. ASCE and J. Matthew Buffington and Jim C. P. Liou and Steve Daley-Laursen},
  year={2008}
}
  • Diego Caamaño, Peter L Goodwin, +3 authors Steve Daley-Laursen
  • Published 2008
It has been hypothesized that velocity reversals provide a mechanism for maintaining pool-riffle morphology in gravel-bed rivers—an important habitat for salmonids, which are at risk in many places worldwide and that are the focus of extensive environmental legislation in Europe and North America. However, the occurrence of velocity reversals has been controversial for over 3 decades. We present a simple one-dimensional criterion that unifies and explains previous disparate findings regarding… CONTINUE READING

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