Methods for Evaluating the Geomorphological Performance of Naturalized Rivers: Examples from the Chicago Metropolitan Area

Bruce L. Rhoads, Marcelo H. Garcia, Jose Rodriguez, Fabian Bombardelli, Jorge Abad, Melinda Daniels

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRiver Restoration
Subtitle of host publicationManaging the Uncertainty in Restoring Physical Habitat
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9780470867068
StatePublished - Apr 2 2008


  • Channel evolution model (CEM)
  • Channel straightening
  • Channelization reducing geometric complexity
  • FLOW-3D-computational fluid dynamics (CFD)
  • Geomorphological performance and uncertainty
  • Geomorphological performance uncertainty
  • WFNBCR pool-riffle sequences
  • West fork of north branch of chicago river (WFNBCR)

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences

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