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I was wondering is discharges increase drastically downstream?
-- eric breindel (email@example.com), April 19, 2001
velocity does not increase downstream as much as the increase in discharge would allow us to expect, because of the decreases in slope along the lower courses of a stream. See pg. 292 in the textbook.
-- Dan Lake (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 19, 2001.