When large amounts of silt and dirt get washed into a stream, making it difficult for salmon to see and breathe.
deposition of sediments from water in channels, harbours, etc
Accumulation of loose river sediment in such a way as to obstruct of change the flow of the river. Often caused by an increase in erosion of topsoils into river systems; often leads to changes in the normal patterns of, and especially to an overall increase in, floods.
the process in which lighter soil fractions are transported into a waterway and carried downstream to be deposited in low flow or still areas as silt.
deposition of earthy matter, fine sand, or the like by moving or running water (Stein 1966).
particles of soil smaller than sand but larger than clay particles that are washed into streams and may impair biological and physical processes.
To become choked or obstructed with silt.
Clogging of waterways with very fine, loose sediment. Siltation is closely related with deforestation and soil erosion. The Yangtze River is the 4th most silt-laden river in the world. Every year, it carries about 680 million tons of silt to the East China Sea.
deposition of fine mineral particles (silt) on the beds of streams or lakes
The process by which sedimentary material, or silt, is suspended and deposited in a body of water.
The process of depositing sand and mud on the bottom of a flowing river or stream
Sediment that occurs when water velocity drops sufficiently to allow deposition to occur.
the deposition, in a water body, of sediments (e.g. sand and clay) that appear as tiny suspended particles
deposition of sediments from water in rivers, streams and dams.
the process of depositing silt.
Process by which loose soil is transferred and builds up in streams, rivers, and lakes, causing changes in stream channels and in depth. It may result in filling in an area and/or causing flooding.
A solid-liquid separation process utilizing gravitational settling to remove fine-grained soil or rock particles from the water column.
The process of the deposition of sediment from water, other resulting in the loss of a port or harbour as seen in many parts of Cornwall.
the input of non-calcareous fine-grained sediments to the nearshore marine environment, or the settling out of fine-grained sediments on the seafloor.
Siltation is the deposit or accumulation of very tiny soil particles (silt).
The deposition or accumulation of fine soil particles.
the deposition of soil particles moved by the river caused by an obstruction to the river's flow or lower flow velocity
The deposition or accumulation of silt, or similar sized rock material, from suspension in a standing or slowly moving body of water.
The process by which silt or mud is deposited in a reservoir, lake, seabed, river, or overflow area. The deposition or accumulation of silt.
at low velocities water will deposit the material being carried in suspension. The slower the velocity the finer the material deposited.
The process of being covered with a layer of fine mud, silt or sand
Siltation is the build-up of silt that is suspended in rivers or other bodies of water.
the movement of silt - tiny particles of clay and sand into streams during erosion.
The settling of fine mineral particles.