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
Number of pages39
ISBN (Electronic)9780470723722
ISBN (Print)9780470849873
StatePublished - Feb 13 2008


  • 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

  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences

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