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Effects of Climate Change on Channel Morphology and Scour Regime

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Effects of Climate Change on Channel Morphology and Scour Regime
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John Buffington, USFS


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Running time: 19 minutes and 20 seconds

This is part of a collection. See more from Understanding & Adapting in Aquatic Ecosystems at Landscape and River Basin Scales.

Topics covered:

  • How will climate change affect:
  • Regime diagram
  • Changes in reach scale channel morphology
  • Hydroclimate
  • Hydroclimate and channel response potential
  • Climate change
  • Process domains
  • Boise River Basin example
  • Climate-driven changes in scour regime
  • Scour of bull trout eggs
  • Scour regime
  • Vulnerability to scour
  • Dynamic (transient) responses
  • Sediment of time
  • Field and numerical studies
  • Sediment deposit
  • Changes in grain size (spawning habitat) over time
  • Sediment supply

Production by: Michael Furniss and Jeffrey Guntle, Communications and Applications, PNW and PSW Research Stations

Video by: Freshwaters Illustrated.

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