A Survey near Tambara along the Lower Zambezi River
AbstractThe paper reports a field investigation on a reach of the lower Zambezi River about 230–240 km downstream of the Cahora Bassa dam in the Republic of Mozambique. In the framework of a wider research program, bathymetric measures of the riverbed were performed on a 10 km stretch of the river using an echo sounder, a GPS receiver, and an integrated navigation-acquisition system. Field observations and measures revealed a general agreement with macro-features of river morphology reported in early literature, dealing with the morphological response of the river to the construction of large dams, in the second half of the 20th century. Results hereby reported are some of the few examples of direct field measures in the lower Zambezi reported in literature, and could be used by researchers and practitioners either as a knowledge base for further surveys or as input data for validation and calibration of mathematical models and remote sensing observations. View Full-Text
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Pasanisi, F.; Tebano, C.; Zarlenga, F. A Survey near Tambara along the Lower Zambezi River. Environments 2016, 3, 6.
Pasanisi F, Tebano C, Zarlenga F. A Survey near Tambara along the Lower Zambezi River. Environments. 2016; 3(1):6.Chicago/Turabian Style
Pasanisi, Francesco; Tebano, Carlo; Zarlenga, Francesco. 2016. "A Survey near Tambara along the Lower Zambezi River." Environments 3, no. 1: 6.