Location #3 Exercise
To apply various complimentary FGM based classifications to maps and imagery of Valley areas and river Reaches.
Download and view maps and images for location #3.
- Image #3A
- Image #3B
- Image #3C
Consider and record how this location between C and D would be classified using the four systems below. Note that this Reach was Stream order 2 above the confluence at C.
- Young, Mature and Old by Davis
- Stream Order by Strahler and Horton
- Straight, Meandering and Braided by Leopold, Wolman, Miller and Schumm
- Source, Transfer, and Depositional by Montgomery and Buffington
Revisit the classification schemes as described earlier in Section 4 if they are unclear.
Image courtesy of USGS