The Brahmaputra-Jamuna River, Bangladesh

James L. Best, Philip J. Ashworth, Maminul H. Sarker, Julie E. Roden

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLarge Rivers
Subtitle of host publicationGeomorphology and Management
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages395-433
Number of pages39
ISBN (Electronic)9780470723722
ISBN (Print)9780470849873
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 13 2008

Keywords

  • Aeolian erosion and sand transport
  • All-year satellite imagery and whole-flow depth monitoring
  • Geomorphology and sedimentology
  • Intervention and infrastructural response to flooding
  • Local topography and interannual variability
  • Minimum and maximum braidplain width
  • Predominant smaller-scale bedform
  • River channel migration and long-term evolution
  • River channel pattern and dynamics
  • Trough cross-stratification and rare upper-stage plane beds

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

Cite this

Best, J. L., Ashworth, P. J., Sarker, M. H., & Roden, J. E. (2008). The Brahmaputra-Jamuna River, Bangladesh. In Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management (pp. 395-433). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470723722.ch19