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Title Comment Keywords
Mud Cracks 16:36 - 17:49 (01:13) / 1.4 MB "Walter E. Reed", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "sedimentary structure", "mud crack", fissure, deposition, "depositional environment", "river bed", "tidal flat", desiccation, preservation, sand, river, "natural levee", floodplain, meander, "braided stream", delta, climate
Flood Plains 12:12 - 13:14 (01:02) / 1.0 MB "James Sadd", meander, flood, floodplain, flatland, river, "river channel", riverbank, bank, landscape, humans, Tigris, Eurphrates, Mesopotamia, Yangtze, "Huang Ho", China, Nile, Egypt, crop, "muddy sediment", nutrient, deposition, irrigation, "geologic hazard", agriculture
Levees 13:14 - 14:42 (01:28) / 1.6 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", river, floodplain, sediment, deposition, flood, "river channel", stream, discharge, "river bed", levee
Landscape Maturity 04:30 - 05:47 (01:17) / 1.8 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", landscape, mature, uplift, stream, valley, slope, youthful, energy, erosion, "base level", degradation, floodplain, peneplain, "old age"
Rejuvenation 08:02 - 09:07 (01:05) / 1.2 MB "Dee Trent", stream, river, landscape, erosion, uplift, "base level", geologist, rejuvenation, landform, "stream terrace", valley, meander, floodplain
Incised Meander 09:31 - 10:05 (00:34) / 0.8 MB landform, rejuvenation, uplift, "incised meander", river, floodplain, thalweg, "river channel", degradation, valley
Low Sill Structure 17:32 - 18:25 (00:53) / 1.1 MB "Old River", dam, "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Old River Control Project", river, "Mississippi River", "Atchafalaya River", flow-rate, floodplain, flood
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