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geology 10-16 - Q= A*V 7Q 10_years low flow 7day period...

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Streams: flowing body of water held within a channel. Load: sediment and dissolved ions. Discharge: volume of water per unit of time flowing past a point. Drainage Area: map area from which the streams get their water. watershed basin Q=velocity
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Unformatted text preview: Q= A*V 7Q 10 _years. low flow 7day period Flood: water level exceeds stream banks Flood Causation: 1. excessive rainfall 2. ice/snow melting 3. soil (permeability, porosity) 4. humans damns/pumps 5. topography 6. vegetation...
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