TERMINOLOGY CLARIFICATIONS


River Channel Typology:

A multi-scalar, process-based geomorphological taxonomy system for river channels that allows “objective predictions of channel dynamism, evolutionary trends and sensitivity to impacts ” (Newson et al., 1998).

Reference(s):
  • Newson, M. D., Clark, M. J., Sear, D. A., and Brookes, A. (1998). The geomorphological basis for classifying rivers. Aquatic Conservation-Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 8(4), 415-430.
  • Baily, K. D. (1994). Typologies and Taxonomies. An Introduction to Classification Techniques, Sage, Thousand Oaks, CA.
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