The Evolution of a Tie Channel. Joel C. Rowland & William E. Dietrich University California - Berkeley. Source: Google Earth. Goal of Study. Develop a conceptual model for the development of a self-formed leveed channel created by a sediment-laden current entering still water. Tie channel.
Joel C. Rowland & William E. Dietrich
University California - Berkeley
Source: Google Earth
Fly River , Papua New GuineaWhat is a Tie Channel?
Oxbow lake margin
Long profile of channel levees and width
TC Levee Fine
Miss Susp Sed
Incoming load sorted by tie channel processes
Localized shear along inundated levee crests
Large-scale advective transfer of sediments
Lake level < levee crest
Concepts Watershed, 2005