Rank of a watercourse


Updated on 13/07/2018
Définition
Sens technique
Expression of the length and size of a watercourse, depending on the tributaries (number and size) it collects downstream from its headwaters. Rank allows comparing streams of the same size in a homogeneous physiographic unit.
Source
According to Cemagref
Thématiques associées
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.