Chuck Podolak

Johns Hopkins University

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(Sediment) Accounting 101: An Example part of Vignettes:Vignette Collection
I. Introduction Rivers transport both water and sediment [rock fragments such as sand and gravel] from hillsides to the oceans. As sediment moves downstream it creates river bars, accumulates into floodplains, and ...

An Example of One River's Response to a Large Dam Removal part of Vignettes:Vignette Collection
Damming a river can provide hydropower, water storage, and/or flood control, but at the same time may have adverse effects on fish and other aquatic species, flood land behind a dam, or degrade a river downstream ...