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Lecture_14_Ch_7_Rivers and Flooding

Lecture_14_Ch_7_Rivers and Flooding - Rivers and Flooding...

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10/5/2011 1 Rivers and Flooding Chapter 7 You will learn What watersheds are and the role they play in the natural history of rivers How scientists describe and measure rivers, including their discharge, flow, base level (datum), and longitudinal profile How rivers erode, carry, and deposit sediment What causes floods and how rivers develop floodplains How people measure and forecast floods How people attempt to control or mitigate flooding The Rock Cycle Classification: process of formation
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