Morphological and Hydrological Aspects of the Three Reaches of the Sullivan Creek in Canberra, Australia. A Student's Overview


Academic Paper, 2008

37 Pages, Grade: High Distinction


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Introduction
1.1.General Description of Sullivan Creek and Catchment
1.2. Previous Studies
1.3. Aim and Objectives of the Study
1.3.1. Aim
1.3.2. Objectives

2. Study Sites
2.1. Description of the Sites
2.2. Type and Form of Channel
2.3. Bed Materials
2.4. Flow Condition
2.5. Vegetation
2.6. Field Description of Topography and Land Use

3. Methodology
3.1. Sampling Program
3.2. Equipment
3.3. Procedures

4. Results
4.1 Stream Morphology (Shape and Structure)
4.1.1 Cross-sectional Measurement
4.1.2. Cross sectional measurement of channel in Reach 1
4.1.3. Cross sectional measurement of channel in Reach 2
4.1.4 Cross sectional measurement of channels in Reach 3
4.1.5. Cross sectional measurement of rectangular channels in Reach 3
4.1.6 Composition of bed and bank material (clay, silt, sand, gravel, cobbles, boulders)
4.1.7 Bed slope (as a reach mean)
4.2. Flow characteristics
4.2.1 Estimation bed roughness for Manning’s n
4.2.2 Estimation of velocity using Manning’s equation
4.2.3 Measurement of velocity
4.2.4 Measurement of discharge using cross sectional area method
4.2.5 Estimation of discharge with reference to the derived value of velocity from Manning’s equation
4.3 Water Quality
4.3.1 Water Quality Parameters in Reach 1
4.3.2 Water Quality Parameters in Reach 2
4.3.3 Water Quality Parameters in Reach 3

5. Discussion
5.1. Stream Morphology
5.1.1. Channel Shape and Structure
5.1.2. Bed and Bank Material
5.1.3. Bed slope (gradient)
5.2. Flow Characteristic
5.2.1. Disparity between direct measurement and estimation of flow
5.3. Hydrological variability of reaches in the creek
5.3.1. Hydrological characteristics of Reach 1
5.3.2. Hydrological characteristics of Reach 2
5.3.3. Hydrological characteristics of Reach 3

6. Conclusion

References

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Title
Morphological and Hydrological Aspects of the Three Reaches of the Sullivan Creek in Canberra, Australia. A Student's Overview
College
The Australian National University  (Fenner School of Environment and Society)
Course
SRES6007 Hydrology and Natural Resource Management
Grade
High Distinction
Author
Year
2008
Pages
37
Catalog Number
V494067
ISBN (eBook)
9783346000545
ISBN (Book)
9783346000552
Language
English
Notes
This is the final project report made as a partial requirement of finalising the course of Hydrology and Natural Resource Management. It is made out of two weeks of field research project and rigorous data analysis . The report was examined and given a high distinction mark.
Keywords
morphological, student´s, australia, canberra, creek, sullivan, reaches, three, aspects, hydrological, overview
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Omar Pidani (Author), 2008, Morphological and Hydrological Aspects of the Three Reaches of the Sullivan Creek in Canberra, Australia. A Student's Overview, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/494067

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