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Unformatted text preview: Streams & Rivers • basic part of hydrologic cycle • streams = small rivers • river components include • network of streams - tributaries & rivers • watershed or drainage basin • drainage basin - gullies gather water, all water in gullies in an area leads/funnels to a tributary • base level (lowest level it erodes material) and stream gradient • latitudinal profile • longitudinal profile • grading process - depositing materials along stream • Sediment in Rivers...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course GEOG 1002 taught by Professor Engstrom during the Fall '11 term at GWU.
- Fall '11