Articles | Volume 11, issue 3
Data description paper
08 Jul 2019
Data description paper |  | 08 Jul 2019

Hydromorphological attributes for all Australian river reaches derived from Landsat dynamic inundation remote sensing

Jiawei Hou, Albert I. J. M. van Dijk, Luigi J. Renzullo, Robert A. Vertessy, and Norman Mueller

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Hydromorphological data including temporal and spatial river width dynamics, flow regime, and river gradient for 1.4 x 106 Australian river reaches are presented. We propose a parameter which can be used to classify reaches by the degree to which flow regime tends towards permanent, frequent, intermittent, or ephemeral. This dataset provides fundamental information for understanding hydrological, biogeochemical, and ecological processes in floodplain–river systems.
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