Changes in the equilibrium river profile due to interventions

R.P. van Denderen, E. Kater, L.H. Jans, R.M.J. Schielen

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Human interventions can result in changes in the equilibrium profile of rivers. It is difficult to identify the bed level changes that result from river interventions due to the various causes of bed level changes. Using wavelet filtering, we are able to isolate the effect of river interventions based on the length scale over which they occur. The method presented here can aid in verifying model results. In addition, it can be used to estimate bed level changes that occur over various spatial scales.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRiver Flow 2020
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the 10th Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics (Delft, Netherlands, 7-10 July 2020)
EditorsWim Uijttewaal, Mario J. Franca, Daniel Valero, Victor Chavarrias, Claudia Ylla Arbos, Ralph Schielen, Alessandra Crosato
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherCRC Press/Balkema
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-003-11095-8
ISBN (Print)978-0-367-62773-7
Publication statusPublished - 2020
Event10th Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, River Flow 2020 - Delft, Netherlands
Duration: 7 Jul 202010 Jul 2020
Conference number: 10


Conference10th Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, River Flow 2020
Abbreviated titleRiver Flow


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