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Historical channel-bed elevation change as a result of multiple disturbances, Soldier Creek, Kansas

January 1, 2004

Historical information on stream stage/discharge relations from eight U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) streamflow-gaging stations was used to analyze channel-bed elevation change along Soldier Creek, a stream affected by multiple disturbances in northeast Kansas. The analysis provided information on the spatial (location, type, magnitude) and temporal (timing, duration, trend, rate) dimensions of channel change. Channel changes determined for Soldier Creek included extensive changes resulting from channelization and changes of relatively limited extent following a flood. The results were used to document channel changes, partly reconstruct historical channel conditions, infer the causes of channel change, and estimate the occurrence of future channel changes. 

Citation Information

Publication Year 2004
Title Historical channel-bed elevation change as a result of multiple disturbances, Soldier Creek, Kansas
DOI 10.2747/0272-3646.25.4.269
Authors K. E. Juracek
Publication Type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Series Title Physical Geography
Series Number
Index ID 70027048
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Kansas Water Science Center