River Confluences and the Fluvial Network
state of the art thinking on confluence dynamics tributary impacts
and the links between processes at these scales and river network
functions. The book is unique in focus, content, scope and in
bringing together engineering, ecological and geomorphological
approaches to the three key areas of river system science.
Taking a global approach this multi-authored text features a
team of carefully selected, internationally renowned, experts who
have all contributed significantly to recent ground breaking
advancements in the field. Each chapter includes a
comprehensive review of work to date highlighting recent
discoveries and the main thrust of knowledge, previously
unpublished research and case studies, challenges and questions,
detailed references as well as a forward looking assessment of the
state of the science.