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CAUSATIVE FACTORS AND VARIATION OF SEDIMENT YIELDS IN KENTUCKY.

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Abstract

Precipitation, topography, runoff, soils, and land use are the major causative factors of sediment yield in Kentucky. The variability and interaction of these factors directly affects the amount and type of sediment yields. Sediment yield and size data were collected during 1942-45 and 1951-81 throughout the five major physiographic regions of Kentucky and at selected stations on the main stem of the Ohio River. The highest average annual suspended-sediment discharge, the average percent sand in suspended sediment, and the bedload discharge for selected stations were noted in the article.

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Publication type:
Conference Paper
Publication Subtype:
Conference Paper
Title:
CAUSATIVE FACTORS AND VARIATION OF SEDIMENT YIELDS IN KENTUCKY.
ISBN:
0897790626
Year Published:
1984
Language:
English
Publisher:
Univ of Kentucky
Publisher location:
Office of Engineering Services, Lexington, KY, USA
Larger Work Title:
University of Kentucky, Office of Engineering Services, (Bulletin) UKY BU
First page:
141
Last page:
147
Number of Pages:
7
Conference Title:
Proceedings - 1984 Symposium on Surface Mining, Hydrology, Sedimentology, and Reclamation.
Conference Location:
Lexington, KY, USA