STREAM AND RIVER DEPOSITS

BY: BRIANNA BURGESS & MIYOLI ALVERZE

RIVERS AND STREAMS

Rivers and streams are dynamic systems that erode, transport sediment, change course, and flood their banks in natural and recurring patterns and they flood their banks in natural and recurring patterns, and these floods affect humans and wildlife habitats

TYPES OF STREAM DEPOSITS

There are three types of streams; alluvial fans, deltas, floodplains. Alluvial fans fan-shaped deposits of water-transported material. Deltas form wherever rivers encounter standing bodies of water such as lakes or oceans and Floodpains areare the low, flat, periodically flooded lands adjacent to rivers, lakes and oceans and subject to geomorphic (land-shaping) and hydrologic (water flow) processes.

WHY DOES IT MATTER???

River and stream deposits matter because the deposition and flooding can bring nutrients to farmlands all around but can also lead to destruction of property and in some cases loss of lives. Without the water from streams to feed multiple farmlands crops would die, people wouldnt get they food they want or need, and factories wont get they're food to process so stock maketing would go down.