Classification, Architecture, and Evolution of Large-River Deltas

Kazuaki Hori, Yoshiki Saito

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52 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLarge Rivers
Subtitle of host publicationGeomorphology and Management
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9780470723722
ISBN (Print)9780470849873
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Feb 13


  • Directly measured accumulation rates
  • Fan deltas and lacustrine deltas
  • Fluvial sedimentology and geomorphology
  • Fluvial-influenced high-constructive delta
  • High-constructive and high-destructive deltas
  • Palaeo-delta morphology
  • Palaeoaltitude and palaeo-water depth
  • Subparallel or diverging beach and chenier ridges
  • Tide- and wave-dominated delta
  • Transgressive coastal depositional systems

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