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drainage morphometry

drainage morphometry(morphometric analysis, Horton analysis) The calculation of a range of dimensionless drainage network relationships (see bifurcation ratio, for example), based on a system of stream ordering (i.e. the numerical ranking of channel segments within a channel network). It was proposed by R. E. Horton in 1945.

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drainage morphometry

drainage morphometry (morphometric analysis, Horton analysis) Calculation of a range of dimensionless drainage-network relationships (see BIFURCATION RATIO for example), based on a system of stream ordering, i.e. the numerical ranking of channel segments within a channel network. Proposed by R. E. Horton in 1945.

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