Flashcards in General Deck (11)
What percentage of global population live in an area where rivers are degraded?
What are the challenges facing big rivers?
Over extraction of water
What 2 controls shape rivers?
Tectonic and climatic
What system is the Amazon?
Continental collision belt
What setting is Brahmaputra?
What setting is the Rio grande river?
What setting is the Parana?
Why might peak discharge in big rivers be much lower than smaller rivers?
Big rivers are less seasonal
What is a baroclinic river?
What is a barotropic river?