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Suspended sediment in the Amazon River and its tributaries in Brazil during 1982-84

Robert H. Meade

Suspended sediment in the Amazon River and its tributaries in Brazil during 1982-84

by Robert H. Meade

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Open-File Services Section, Western Distribution Branch in Denver, Colo, Lakewood, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suspended sediments -- Amazon River.,
  • Suspended sediments -- Brazil.,
  • Amazon River -- Composition.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert H. Meade ; prepared in cooperation with the University of Washington, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia, and the Universidade de São Paulo.
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 85-492., Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 85-492.
    ContributionsUniversity of Washington., Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia., Universidade de São Paulo., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17669798M


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SUSPENDED SEDIMENT IN THE AMAZON RIVER AND ITS TRIBUTARIES IN BRAZIL DURING By Robert H. Meade ABSTRACT Suspended sediment was collected during from the Rio Solimoes- Amazonas (Amazon River) and its major tributaries on eight downriver sampling cruises between Rio lea and the town of Obidos, Brazil, and moreCited by: Get this from a library.

Suspended sediment in the Amazon River and its tributaries in Brazil during [Robert H Meade; University of Washington.; Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia.; Universidade de São Paulo.; Geological Survey (U.S.)].

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Existing knowledge concerning the spatial and temporal variability of the grain size composition of suspended sediment is, however, relatively limited. At the global scale, major contrasts may exist between individual rivers in the calibre of Cited by: In the Andes, the suspended sediment grain size varies between and mm in diameter, while in the Llanos the suspended load is dominated by fine silts, between 7 and 13 μm in diameter.

Particle sizes of sands collected from the bed of the Amazon River and its tributaries in Brazil during Open-File Report By: L.A. Mertes and R.H. Meade. Suspended sediment was collected during from the Rio Solimoes-Amazonas (Amazon River) and its major tributaries on eight downriver sampling cruises between Rio Ica and the town of Obidos.

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