Sharp bends make rivers wander

1
Sharp bends make rivers wander

Left to their own devices and given enough time, rivers wander, eroding their banks and leaving their old channels behind. It’s a behavior that engineers have to keep in mind when managing rivers or planning projects near them. But new research has revealed that old methods for estimating migration rates may be overthinking it.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

twenty + seventeen =