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Sediment Transport

Sediment Transport in Idaho and Nevada

 Sediment Transport in Colorado and Wyoming
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Sediment Transport In Colorado and Wyoming - Publications


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Wildfire Impacts on Stream Sedimentation

 

Sediment Transport Related Publications

 

Bathurst, J. 2007. Effect of Coarse Surface Layer on Bed-Load Transport. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 133(11), 1192–1205

 

Bunte, K., Abt, S.R., Potyondy, J.P., and Ryan, S.E.  2004.  Measurement of coarse gravel and cobble transport using a portable bedload trap.  Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 130(9):879-893.  

Bunte, K., Abt, S.R., Potyondy, J.P., and Ryan, S.E.  2006. Closure to “Measurement of coarse gravel and cobble transport using portable bedload traps” by Kristin Bunte, Steven R. Abt, John P. Potyondy and Sandra E. Ryan.  Journal of Hydraulic Engineering 132(2): 222-224.

Dixon, M. and Ryan, S. 2001. Using an underwater video camera for observing bedload transport in mountain stream. In: Proceedings of the Seventh Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference.  March 25-29, Reno, NV.  pp. poster-70-73.


Downing, J., Farley, P.J., Bunte, K., Swingle, K., Ryan, S.E., and Dixon, M.  2003.  Acoustic gravel-transport sensor: description and field tests in Little Granite Creek, Wyoming, USAIn:  Erosion and Sediment Transport Measurement in Rivers: Technological and Methodological Advances. J. Bogen, T. Fergus, and D. Walling (eds). Proceedings of the Oslo Workshop, June 2002.  IAHS Publ. 283.  pp. 193-200. 


Holnbeck, S.R. 2005. Sediment-transport investigations of the upper Yellowstone River, Montana, 1999 through 2001: Data collection, analysis, and simulation of sediment transport: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5234. 69 p.

Martinez, M.H., and Ryan, S.E.,  2000.  Constructing temporary platforms for hydrologic studies. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-64. Ogden, UT.  USDA Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.  10 p. 

 

Pitlick, J., Y. Cui, and P. Wilcock, 2009. Manual for computing bed load transport using BAGS Bedload Assessment for Gravel-bed Streams Software. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-223. Fort Collins. CO. U.S. Department of Agriculture. Forest Service. Rocky Mountain Research Station. 45 pp.


Recking, A., 2012. Influence of sediment supply on mountain streams bedload transport. Geomorphology 175-176. 139-150. 


Ryan, S.E. 2001.  The influence of sediment supply on rates of bedload transport:  A case study of three streams on the San Juan National Forest.  In: Proceedings of the Seventh Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference.  March 25-29, Reno, NV.  pp. III-48-54.


Ryan, S. E. 2007.  The role of geology in sediment supply and bedload transport patterns in coarse-grained streams. In: Furniss, M.; Clifton, C.; Ronnenberg, K. eds. Advancing the Fundamental Sciences: Proceedings of the Forest National Earth Sciences Conference, San Diego, CA, 18-22 October 2004. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-689. Portland, OR: U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. p. 383-390


Ryan, S.E., Bunte, K., and Potyondy, J.P., 2005.  Breakout Session 2:  Bedload Transport Measurement, Data Uncertainty, and New Technologies.  In: Proceedings of the Federal Interagency Sediment Monitoring Instrument and Analysis Research Workshop, September 9-11, 2003, Flagstaff, AZ.  USGS Circular 1276.  pp. 16-28.  

 

Ryan, S.E. and Dixon, M.K.  2008.  Spatial and temporal variability in stream sediment loads using examples from the Gros Ventre Range, Wyoming, USAIn: Gravel-Bed Rivers VI: From Process Understanding to River Restoration.  H. Habersack, H. Pie´gay, M. Rinaldi, Editors. Elsevier, Netherlands.  pp. 387-407. 


Ryan, S.E. and Porth, L.S. 2007.  A Tutorial on the Piecewise Regression Approach Applied to Bedload Transport Data.  Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-189.  U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO.  41 p. 


Ryan, S.E., Dwire, K.A., and Dixon, M.K.  2011.  Impacts of wildfire on runoff and sediment loads at Little Granite Creek, western Wyoming.  Geomorphology 129:113-130.  doi:10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.01.017


Ryan, S.E. and Emmett, W.W.  2002. The nature of flow and sediment movement at Little Granite Creek near Bondurant, Wyoming.  General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-90. Ogden, UT.  USDA Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.  48 p. 


Ryan, S.E., Porth, L.S., and Troendle, C.A.  2002.  Defining phases of bedload transport using piecewise regression. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 27:971-990.


Ryan, S.E., Porth, L.S., and Troendle, C.A. 2005.  Coarse sediment transport in mountain streams in Colorado and Wyoming, USA.  Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 30:269-288.


Troendle, C.A., Nankervis, J.M. and Ryan, S.E.  1996.  Sediment transport from small, steep-gradient watersheds in Colorado and Wyoming.  In:  Sedimentation Technologies for Management of Natural Resources in the 21st Century.  Sixth Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference, March 10-14, 1996,  Las Vegas, NV. pp. IX-39 to IX-45.


Troendle, C.A., Rosgen, D.L., Ryan, S.E., Porth, L.S., Nankervis, J.M. 2001.  Developing a “reference” sediment transport relationshipIn: Proceedings of the Seventh Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conference.  March 25-29, Reno, NV.  pp. II-73-80.

 

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