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Air, Water, and Aquatic Environments Science Program
Sediment & Erosion Subject AWAE Area
Sediment Transport
 Idaho Sediment Transport Sites
  Sediment Publications
  Photo Gallery
 Sediment Transport in Colorado and Wyoming
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Sediment Transport In Idaho & Nevada - FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions


Question: Are the bedload transport rates in short/US tons or long/Imperial tons?


Answer: The bedload transport rates are in short tons (2000 lbs/ton).




Question: Is there other information and data for the Idaho & Nevada sites?

Answer: Yes, there are physical archives (photos, maps, field notes, miscellaneous data) that can be mined by visiting our offices in Boise.  Contact John Buffington




Contact Us


Have a question about sediment transport in Idaho and Nevada? Contact John Buffington - jbuffington<at>fs.fed.us


Contact the AWAE Webmaster, Sharon Parkes - sparkes<at>fs.fed.us


Rocky Mountain Research Station - Air, Water and Aquatic Environments Sciences Program
Last Modified:  Thursday, 22 January 2015 at 17:24:09 CST

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