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Fluvial Sediment & Geomorphology


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Sediment Conferences, Workshops and Events

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General Fluvial Sediment Information and Publications


  • Sediment Data Collection Training Course SW1091TC - 5 days
  • Course Description
    • QW1169TC - Geomorphic Analysis of Fluvial Systems
    • ID2020TC - Modeling Flow and Transport in a Riverine Environment, 5 days
    • SW1091TC - Sediment Data-Collection Techniques, 5 days
    • SW2096TC - Sediment Records Computation & Interpretation, 5 days
    • SW2008TC - Watershed System Modeling I, 5 days
    • SW3018TC - Watershed System Modeling II, 5 days


Instrumentation & Technology

Other Technology Publications

Monitoring & Databases

Reservoir Sedimentation Databases

Research & Modeling

Virtual Sediment Action Committee

USGS Water Discipline Sediment Laboratories

2011 National Sediment Laboratory Workshop, Tampa, Florida

1998 National Sediment Laboratory Workshop, Baton Rouge, LA

Coordination of Federal Sedimentation Activities

Current and Proposed International Sedimentation Activities

  • World Association for Sedimentation and Erosion Research (WASER)
  • Bedload Research International Cooperative (BRIC)
  • Proposed International Watershed Research Network
  • Selected References and Information Sources

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