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The Deschutes is a "peculiar" dammed river in Oregon. Its dramatic juxtaposition of geology, topography, and weather offers a digital textbook of landforms and geomorphic procedures revealing Quaternary, Holocene, and intensely contemporary occasions of enormous value. alongside the lively volcanism and tectonism, the current riverine panorama displays this episodic geomorphic historical past, as remnants of fluviatle gains, large bars and boulders, mantle the panorama. A unusual River: Geology, Geomorphology, and Hydrology of the Deschutes River, Oregon tells a desirable tale a couple of "striking, occasionally intimidating, panorama that serves to question generalities and is a laboratory during which to review distinct landforms and the methods that produce them."Content:
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Discharge characteristics of rivers in Oregon. Q indi cates the discharge for which xx percent of discharges are greater. x x a) Oregon rivers with mean discharge similar to the Deschutes River. All these rivers except the John Day are regulated. 0 15 1907-2000 221 15 b) Rivers in the upper Deschutes River basin. 62 210 580 Runoff-dominated streams What are the principal geologic and hydrologic characteris tics of the basin that control the rates and distribution of recharge? 33 Deer Creek Cultus Creek 1938-1991 1938-1991 34 GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY OF THE UPPER DESCHUTES BASIN describe the temporal and spatial pattern of groundwater discharge and recharge in relation to the geological setting.
Generalized lines of equal elevation of the regional water table (in meters above mean sea level) and ground water sampling locations in the upper Deschutes River basin. The water-table elevation is constrained by measurements in water wells and by elevations of major springs and gaining stream reaches. Deeply circulating water with long resi dence times contains magmatic volatiles and geothermal heat; shallow rapidly flowing groundwater contains no magmatic volatiles, and little or no geothermal heat.
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