Longitudinal Elevation Profiles of Rivers: Curve Fitting with Functions Predicted by Theory

TitleLongitudinal Elevation Profiles of Rivers: Curve Fitting with Functions Predicted by Theory
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsPeckham, Scott
Secondary AuthorsJasiewicz, Jaroslaw, Zbigniew Zwoliński, Helena Mitasova, and Tomislav Hengl
Book TitleGeomorphometry for Geosciences
Pagination137 - 140
PublisherBogucki Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań - Institute of Geoecology and Geoinformation
CityPoznań, Poland
ISBN Number978-83-7986-059-3
Abstract

This  paper  provides  a  concise  review  of three different derivations for the shapes of longitudinal elevation profiles in rivers. These are then briefly compared to an observed elevation profile for Beaver Creek, Kentucky, as extracted from a 1-arcsecond DEM.

 

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