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sediment yield
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The quantity of sediment, measured in dry weight or by volume, transported through a stream cross-section in a given time. Sediment discharge consists of both suspended load and bedload.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/46389.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/46389
Used For
sediment discharge
Broader Term
hydrology
Narrower Term
bedload
Related Term
rock flour
sediment transport
sediment traps
sedimentation rate
suspended sediment
Spanish
producción de sedimentos
Term Number
46389