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The sediment budget in severely disturbed watersheds, Queen Charlotte Ranges, British Columbia.

Journal Article


Abstract


  • Studies periods before and after clear-cut logging of 10 to 20% of the area, including stream banks. Significant stream bank erosion following logging resulted in the accumulation of a substantial 'wedge' of coarse sediment in the stream channel. Sediment transport through the channels has increased by up to 10 times; however, the residence time for the greatly increased volume of in-channel sediment has increased by up to 100 times. The in-stream sediment wedges are areas of persistently poor aquatic habitat.-from Authors.

Publication Date


  • 1986

Citation


  • Roberts, R. G., & Church, M. (1986). The sediment budget in severely disturbed watersheds, Queen Charlotte Ranges, British Columbia.. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 16(5), 1092-1106. doi:10.1139/x86-189

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-0022828547

Start Page


  • 1092

End Page


  • 1106

Volume


  • 16

Issue


  • 5

Abstract


  • Studies periods before and after clear-cut logging of 10 to 20% of the area, including stream banks. Significant stream bank erosion following logging resulted in the accumulation of a substantial 'wedge' of coarse sediment in the stream channel. Sediment transport through the channels has increased by up to 10 times; however, the residence time for the greatly increased volume of in-channel sediment has increased by up to 100 times. The in-stream sediment wedges are areas of persistently poor aquatic habitat.-from Authors.

Publication Date


  • 1986

Citation


  • Roberts, R. G., & Church, M. (1986). The sediment budget in severely disturbed watersheds, Queen Charlotte Ranges, British Columbia.. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 16(5), 1092-1106. doi:10.1139/x86-189

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-0022828547

Start Page


  • 1092

End Page


  • 1106

Volume


  • 16

Issue


  • 5