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Why Do Rivers Curve?

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Produced by: MinuteEarth 
Year: 2014
Language: English
Region: Global

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References

Ferreira da Silva, A. M. (2006). On why and how do rivers meander.

Howard, A. D. (2009). How to make a meandering river. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(41), 17245-17246. http://www.pnas.org/content/106/41/17...

Howard, A. D., & Knutson, T. R. (1984). Sufficient conditions for river meandering: A simulation approach. Water Resources Research, 20(11), 1659-1667. http://erode.evsc.virginia.edu/papers...

Leopold, L. B., & Wolman, M. G. (1960). River meanders. Geological Society of America Bulletin, 71(6), 769-793. https://www.usu.edu/jackschmidt/files...

Parker, H. (1996). River Meandering as Self-Organization Process. Science,271, 1710.http://www.f052.it/watch/927/meanderi...

Rhoads, B. L., & Welford, M. R. (1991). Initiation of river meandering. Progress in Physical Geography, 15(2), 127-156. http:/

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