Table of contents for River variability and complexity / Stanley A. Schumm.

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Part I. Background: 1. Introduction
2. River type
3. Controls
Part II. Upstream Controls: 4. History
5. Tectonics
6. Lithology
7. Climate
8. Humans
Part III. Fixed Local Controls: 9. Bedrock - Alluvium
10. Tributaries
11. Active tectonics
12. Valley morphology
Part IV. Variable Local Controls: 13. Floods
14. Vegetation
15. Accidents
Part V. Downstream Controls: 16. Baselevel
17. Length
Part VI. Rivers and Humans: 18. Applications
19. Unintended consequences of human actions
20. River impact on ancient civilisations: a hypothesis.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Rivers, Geomorphology, Sedimentation and deposition