hydraulic geometry
hydraulic geometry A description of the adjustments made by a stream in response to changes in discharge, both at a crosssection and in the downstream direction. Adjustments are made in width, mean depth, mean velocity, slope, frictional resistance, suspendedsediment load, and watersurface gradient. The relationship between discharge and adjustment is expressed as a power function: y = aQ^{b}, where y is the adjusting variable, Q is discharge, and a and b are coefficients.
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hydraulic geometry
hydraulic geometry A description of the adjustments made by a stream in response to changes in discharge at a crosssection and in the downstream direction. Adjustments are made in width, mean depth, mean velocity, slope, frictional resistance, suspendedsediment load, and watersurface gradient. The relationship between discharge and adjustment is expressed as a power function: y = aQ^{b}, where y is the adjusting variable, Q is discharge, and a and b are coefficients.
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