Stream bed

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A stream bed or streambed is the channel bottom of a stream or river, the physical confine of the normal water flow.wikipedia
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Stream

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A stream bed or streambed is the channel bottom of a stream or river, the physical confine of the normal water flow.
A stream is a body of water with surface water flowing within the bed and banks of a channel.

River

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A stream bed or streambed is the channel bottom of a stream or river, the physical confine of the normal water flow.
The water in a river is usually confined to a channel, made up of a stream bed between banks.

Bank (geography)

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The lateral confines or channel margins are known as the stream banks or river banks, during all but flood stage.
In limnology (the study of inland waters), a stream bank or river bank is the terrain alongside the bed of a river, creek, or stream.

Channel (geography)

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As a general rule, the bed is the part of the channel up to the normal water line, and the banks are that part above the normal water line.
A stream channel is the physical confine of a stream (river) consisting of a bed and stream banks.

Hyporheic zone

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The hyporheic zone is the region of sediment and porous space beneath and alongside a stream bed, where there is mixing of shallow groundwater and surface water.

Armor (hydrology)

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In hydrology and geography, armor is the association of surface pebbles, rocks or boulders with stream beds or beaches.

Sediment

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Sediment is transported, eroded and deposited on the stream bed.
Sediment motion can create self-organized structures such as ripples, dunes, or antidunes on the river or stream bed.

Benthic zone

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Flood stage

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The lateral confines or channel margins are known as the stream banks or river banks, during all but flood stage.

Flood

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A flood occurs when a stream overflows its banks and flows onto its flood plain.

Floodplain

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A flood occurs when a stream overflows its banks and flows onto its flood plain.

Vegetation

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Usually, the bed is kept clear of terrestrial vegetation, whereas the banks are subjected to water flow only during unusual or perhaps infrequent high water stages and therefore might support vegetation some or much of the time.

Mesophyte

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With small streams in mesophytic regions, the nature of the stream bed is strongly responsive to conditions of precipitation runoff.

Precipitation

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With small streams in mesophytic regions, the nature of the stream bed is strongly responsive to conditions of precipitation runoff.

Surface runoff

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With small streams in mesophytic regions, the nature of the stream bed is strongly responsive to conditions of precipitation runoff.

Grassland

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Where natural conditions of either grassland or forest ameliorate peak flows, stream beds are stable, possibly rich, with organic matter and exhibit minimal scour.

Forest

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Where natural conditions of either grassland or forest ameliorate peak flows, stream beds are stable, possibly rich, with organic matter and exhibit minimal scour.

Global warming

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With global warming there is a fear that the size and shape of riverbeds will change due to increased flood magnitude and frequency.

Land reclamation

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Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as land fill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from oceans, seas, riverbeds or lake beds.

Alluvial river

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An alluvial river is one in which the bed and banks are made up of mobile sediment and/or soil.

Trabancos (river)

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The Trabancos is at an elevation of approximately 1100 m, is approximately 85 km long and, although its river bed is stable, only has a constant water flow during and immediately after torrential rains.

Kennewick Man

Kennewick Man is the name generally given to the skeletal remains of a prehistoric Paleoamerican man found on a bank of the Columbia River in Kennewick, Washington, United States, on July 28, 1996.

Grade (slope)

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The grades or slopes of existing physical features such as canyons and hillsides, stream and river banks and beds are often described.

Canal

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A navigation is a series of channels that run roughly parallel to the valley and stream bed of an unimproved river.

Sălaj County

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The county is named after the Sălaj River, which gets its name from Hungarian Szilágy "elm creek", composed from szil, "elm" and ágy "riverbed".