Fluvial Morphodynamics, Channels Patterns, and Beyond II

Friday, 19 December 2014: 1:40 PM-3:40 PM
Primary Conveners:  Jorge D Abad, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Co-conveners:  Edgardo M Latrubesse, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States and Stefano Lanzoni, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
OSPA Liaisons:  Jorge D Abad, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus, Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

1:40 PM
Autogenic Scour and Channel Widening in Sharp Bends of the River Mahakam
Ton Hoitink1, Bart Vermeulen1, Sonja van Berkum1, Hidayat Hidayat1,2 and Robert Jan Labeur3, (1)Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands, (2)Centre for Limnology, Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Cibinong, Indonesia, (3)Delft University of Technology, Department of Hydraulic engineering, Delft, Netherlands
1:55 PM
Geomorphic and hydraulic controls on large-scale riverbank failure on a mixed bedrock-alluvial river system, the River Murray, South Australia: a bathymetric analysis.
Elyssa De Carli and Thomas Hubble, Geocoastal Research Group, School of Geosciences, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
2:10 PM
Paleo Channel Reconstruction and Grain Size Variability in Fluvial Deposits in the Cretaceous Ferron Sandstone, Utah
Proma Bhattacharyya1, Janok Bhattacharya2 and Shuhab Khan1, (1)University of Houston, Houston, TX, United States, (2)McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
2:25 PM
The Stratigraphic Expression of Formative Processes in Channels
Stephen Michial Hubbard, University of Calgary, Department of Geoscience, Calgary, AB, Canada, Jacob A Covault, Chevron Corporation Houston, Energy Technology Company, Houston, TX, United States, Andrea Fildani, Statoil Gulf ASA, Houston, TX, United States and Brian Romans, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, United States
2:40 PM
Lateral versus downstream transport of gravel in gravel-bed meandering rivers
Christian A Braudrick, UC Berkeley, Santa Cruz, CA, United States and William E Dietrich, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States
2:55 PM
How Is Topographic Simplicity Maintained in Ephemeral, Dryland Channels?
Michael Bliss Singer, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16, United Kingdom; Earth Research Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, United States and Katerina Michaelides, University of Bristol, School of Geographical Sciences, Bristol, United Kingdom
3:10 PM
Rivers meandering in bedrock: Lithologic, climatic, and process controls on form and evolution
John P Zunka and Stephen Thomas Lancaster, Oregon State University, Geosciences, Corvallis, OR, United States
3:25 PM
Controls on plan-form evolution of submarine channels
Jasim Imran, University of South Carolina Columbia, Columbia, SC, United States and David C Mohrig, Univ of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, United States