Progressive erosion

Updated on 13/07/2018
Sens commun
Mechanism of sinking the riverbed propagating itself downstream. The starting point of progressive erosion is an action, often human, causing a deficit of alluvial materials (construction of a dam or a sill, abstraction of alluvium from the riverbed).
According to Cemagref
Thématiques associées
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.