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Bank erosion along the Vermilion River in the Sudbury basin

John A. Carmichael

Bank erosion along the Vermilion River in the Sudbury basin

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Published by Laurentian University, Department of Geography in Sudbury, Ont .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John A. Carmichael.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 60 l. :
Number of Pages60
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19987045M

geographic regions. Van Nest and Bettis () studied erosion along the Skunk River, a Mississippi tributary in Iowa, by using 17 cut bank exposures, and 28 auger borings. The headward expansion and net erosion that formed the basin occurred during a late-glacial climate episode. Headward extension was caused by increased seepage erosion, a result. Madison Parish Plantation & Ownership Map — 2,k. Shows plantations and most land owners with or more contiguous acres. Madison Parish Plantation & Ownership Map — 2,k. NOTE: The map was made primarily to show the vast holdings (shown in red) of acre Ashly Co. Ltd of Dundee, Scotland. Unfortunately, due to.   Along the road in this section of the Vermilion River valley, you get glimpses of the great cliffs of the “Rockwall”, which marks the eastern slope of the top of Vermilion Range. At many places it is visible in the gaps in the lower hills formed by the valleys of tributary creeks to Vermilion River.


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Bank erosion along the Vermilion River in the Sudbury basin by John A. Carmichael Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) is responsible for regulating flow along the River Murray to provide water for downstream water users.

It is recognised that the significant change in the flow regime due to river regulation contributes to bank erosion between Hume Dam and Lake Mulwala. Bank erosion events and processes in the Upper Severn Basin. This paper examines river bank retreat rates, individual erosion events, and the processes that drive them in the Upper Severn basin, mid-Wales, UK.

Traditional erosion pin networks were used to deliver information on patterns of downstream change in erosion rates. most substantial bank erosion during an annual cycle occurs during the spring freshet rather than the summer boating period.

Should the primary hypothesis prove incorrect, then there would be greater reason to assert that boating traffic may be an important cause of bank erosion along the Lower Shuswap River.

Boating traffic wasFile Size: 4MB. This analysis was done as the preliminary step in an ongoing study of reservoir bank erosion processes that are active in the northern U.S. The objectives of this analysis were to observe and document bank characteristics, conditions, and changes along reservoirs with eroding banks, to estimate the amounts of historical bank recession and to discuss Cited by: Bank erosion is one of the dominant geomorphological processes in the southern part of the Pannonian Basin.

The consequences of bank erosion on the territory of Serbia and the Republic of Srpska. The Errington deposit was briefly mined in s following its discovery along the Vermilion River, while Vermilion deposit was exploited in the s. The Errington deposit has million tonnes of ore, while the Vermilion deposit has million tonnes of ore.

Although the Vermilion deposit is smaller, it’s considered a richer mineralization. The Vermilion River at this point already has received treated wastewaters from communities north of Sudbury, as well as treated effluent from Vale and Glencore which enters Onaping River, a tributary of the Vermilion.

The Vermillion River then enters Rat, Grassy, Ella and Wabagishik lakes, and thereafter joins the Spanish River south of the. • The Sudbury Basin or Structure was formed by the impact of a 10 km meteorite. • This is the second largest impact crater in the world.

• The original crater is guessed to be about km in diameter. • Impact occurred about billion years ago. • Original crater altered by subsequent geologic processes. River and finally makes its way into Georgian Bay.

Like the Wanapitei, the Vermilion River begins almost 70 km north of the City boundary. In an odd strike in the topography, the Vermilion system straddles the Wanapitei River on either side with two subwatersheds: The Onaping River and the Upper Vermilion.

The Onaping River stringsFile Size: 1MB. The Sudbury Basin is located near a number of other geological structures, including the Temagami Magnetic Anomaly, the Lake Wanapitei impact crater, the western end of the Ottawa-Bonnechere Graben, the Grenville Front Tectonic Zone and the eastern end of the Great Lakes Tectonic Zone, although none of the structures are directly related to each other in the sense of resulting from the Age: Ma, Paleoproterozoic.

of flooding. There are now levees constructed along a mile reach of the river from the city of Vermillion north to about three miles upstream of Long Creek. The above normal rainfall events from to the present renewed the interest in efforts to reduce flooding in the Vermilion River Size: 2MB.

The dominance of fluvial processes as causes of bank erosion in headwater areas has been rarely documented in the past, although a study of erosion processes acting on massive till banks along the Crawfordsburn River in Northern Ireland by Hill () did report a similar finding.

This may reflect the composition of the bank material in the Cited by: Bank erosion is a critical component of this channel migration processes, especially during high-water stages of the annual spring freshet. The primary objective of this student-led research project was to document the rate of erosion at seven sites along the Lower Shuswap River File Size: 4MB.

The results of this research indicate that river bank erosion is and has been a major source of sediment in the Greater Blue Earth River Basin even before European immigrants began to settle in Minnesota; the return intensity from light detection and ranging (Lidar) can be used to delineate seepage areas on river banks and this along Author: Andrew Kessler.

The Haw River is an unstable system, with river bank erosion and geomodification potential influenced by disturbance, riparian slope and episodes of high flow. The greatest erosion, measured by bank height and bank retreat occurred in regions with low riparian slope, usually with alluvial soils, suggesting erosion of deposited by: River bank erosion is a common problem in river channels in the deltaic tracts and is widespread throughout the course of the Ganges in West Bengal.

Official reports show that on an average 8 km 2 of land is engulfed annually by the river in West Bengal. The Ganges forms one of the major river. Following flooding in the Bow River basin inTrout Unlimited Canada became increasingly concerned about the amount of bank armouring (both authorized and unauthorized) along rivers within the watershed.

Much of this involves riprap or “hard armouring” of river banks to protect property and infrastructure from river bank erosion. River bank erosion has several causes with even more factors that can accelerate it. The major causes are flooding, land use, stream management, over-clearing of catchment and stream bank vegetation, and poorly managed sand and gravel extraction.

Factors That Accelerate Erosion: Stream bed lowering or. Contributing factors to erosion: • Flooding • Land use and stream management • Clearing of river bank vegetation • River straightening • Rapid flow drop after flooding • Saturation of banks from non-river sources • Redirection and acceleration around infrastructure or debris in the channel •.

Erosion, Sedimentation and River Basin - Free download as Powerpoint Presentation .ppt /.pptx), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online. report in hydrology which introduces the relationship of river basin, river and erosion.

The Vermilion River then meanders to the west, along the base of the hills forming the North Range, before being joined by the Onaping River, turning south, spreading into Vermilion Lake and then cutting through the southwest rim of the basin.

Vermilion Lake is a small remnant of a km 2 glacial lake that filled the Sudbury Basin 10 File Size: KB. 1 Introduction. What can be characterized as the standard model for meander migration describes the spatial‐temporal development of the river planform in terms of a nonlinear integrodifferential equation that specifies migration speed normal to channel centerline [Seminara et al., ; Seminara, ].An erosion rule is used to relate this migration speed to near‐bank by: Heavy rain fell across northern Wisconsin and the Bad River Reservation on Jas a result of several rounds of thunderstorms.

The storms caused major flooding in the Bad River Basin and nearby tributaries along the south shore of Lake Superior. Rainfall totals were 8–10 inches or more and most of the rain fell in an 8-hour period. The average width of the river in was km while in it was km.

Average bank erosion rates along the right and left banks of the river were found to be 9m and 7m per year respectively.

The Vermillion River Basin Implementation Project is divided into nine river reaches from Whitewood Lake to the mouth near Vermillion, SD. Figure 3 shows the location of these nine reaches, and Table 2 list each of segments beneficial uses and impairments. Figure 3: Vermillion River Basin File Size: 4MB.

Both Mississippi and Missouri Rivers have been facing meander migration. It is a process in which water flow erodes soil on one bank and deposits it on the opposite bank, i.e., a gradual shift of bank line occurs over time (Briaud et al., ).The Missouri River bank is eroding at a high rate on the Lower Brule Reservation central South Dakota in the United States.

The Ganges bank erosion in other districts of West Bengal is less important compared to the Malda and Murshidabad districts. Until now, more than people in these two districts have been displaced due to Ganges bank erosion (Mukherjee, ).There is a general tendency of River Ganges to shift towards the left bank above Farakka Barrage (Malda district), and towards the right bank below.

Monitoring of bank line erosion of River Ganga, Malda District, and West Bengal: Using RS and GIS compiled with statistical techniques Bhaskar Das, Milan Mondal, Ajoy Das International Journal of Geomatics and Geosciences Volume 3 Issue 1, engulfment of the village by the river or by the river capture of these blocks.

Make a generalFile Size: 3MB. River bank erosion, is the wearing away of bank materials of a river. It is a dynamic process affecting the concave side of the bank, while depositing sediments on the opposite side.

Almost every Indian river is prone to bank erosion turning more than half of the File Size: KB. The Lower Vermilion Source Water Quality Monitoring Project – a 3-year study characterizing the lower Vermilion River with a goal of identifying any negative inputs and outputs affecting water quality, and to ultimately recommend a course of action to protect and restore water quality on the Vermilion River.

Identifying sediment sources in the Minnesota River Basin • Water Quality/Basins • August page 2. fields, ravines, bluffs, and stream banks. Fields. More than 90 percent of the land in the Minnesota River Basin is used for annual row cropping (primarily corn and soybeans). Sediment sources include erosion from.

When a river bank has a higher slope or when it has been damaged by construction, farm machinery or livestock, grade the area to achieve the right slope and repair the damage. If willows can’t be planted immediately after grading, plant grasses or clover to stabilize the area and prevent soil erosion until willows or other native shrubs are File Size: KB.

Erosion of river banks is a natural process in a naturally flowing river. Most riverbank erosion in the Murray-Darling Basin occurs during large floods, that is, infrequently. Modelling based on flow rates, riparian vegetation, riverbed slope, and valley width, has predicted erosion rates of the banks of the Murray River around Mildura to be 0.

try hard for recognition of an identity (Das, ). River bank erosion is permanent and has a long term impact on the economy. Once residential and productive land is lost due to river bank erosion, it can hardly be replaced (Das et al., ).

One of the important tools for prediction of bank erosion is Bank Erosion Hazard Index (BEHI). BEHI is.

Erosion in the Upper Oldman River basin FIG.3 Channel instability along upper Castle River in mountain valley. (b) Ravine erosion in tributary streams draining areas of grazing land (Fig.4).

This may have been accelerated by faster runoff from short-grass. The potential contribution of river bank erosion to fluvial sediment delivery was assessed by river bank mapping and surveying of erosion features on the km reach of the River Derwent between Derwent Water and Bassenthwaite Lake, along with a detailed study of morphological change on three river banks near Low Stock Bridge using a.

The Sudbury Basin, which is the world's second-largest impact crater, was likely formed by an enormous comet that battered Earth more than billion years ago, new research suggests.

Bank stabilization along migrating river bends leads to deeper outer bend scour, narrower channels and, sometimes, sharper bends. Four mechanisms are identified for these morphological responses: (1) prevention of bank sediment supply, (2) narrowing due to retarded point-bar growth, (3) bend deformation due to local prevention of channel migration and (4) vortices generated by flow by: A numerical model could be used to assess strategies to increase bank erosion at select sites.

* Bank erosion is important to the design of bank protection measures. Diversions, bridges, pumping plants, levees, and other structures located along the river often require engineered bank protection measures.

streambank erosion on a section of the Middle Fork of he Vermilion River t (ILBPK07). Project Location: Vermilion County Subgrantee: Illinois Department of Conservation South Second Street Springfield, Illinois Project Reports and Other Informational Materials: "Vegetative Restoration of MiddleFork Bank Erosion." December File Size: 1MB.

Entering the Vermilion River The Vermilion River and its tributaries comprise the major stormwater conveyance system that receives most of the NPS pollution from Lafayette, St.

Landry, and upper St. Martin parishes. A TMDL for DO indicated a 50% load reduction of oxygen demanding substances was needed to meet water quality standards.erosion, increases in the volume of mass erosion, increases in fluvial erosion (i.e.

gullying, bank erosion, etc.), and in-creases in the volume of channel stored sediment. In Redwood Creek, sediment production from surface erosion has been judged a minor constituent of total basin sediment yield and of comparatively lesser geomorphic.the river bank and the stream bank.

In addition, the private sewage system should be inspected and pumped at least every three (3) years. 7. Property owners are encouraged to contact the City’s Lake Water Quality Program at () ext. to book a free, confidential and non-regulatory shoreline home visit.