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sediment yield
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P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
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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sediment discharge
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rock flour
sediment transport
sediment traps
sedimentation rate
suspended sediment
producción de sedimentos
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