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Thursday, 23 May 2024, 2:22 PM
Site: OpenLearn Create
Course: Water resource management in Myanmar (Water resource management in Myanmar)
Glossary: Glossary

Riverine flooding

When rivers fill to their capacity, often bursting their banks and causing flooding alongside the river


Sediment cycle

Starts with the process of erosion, whereby particles or fragments are weathered from rock material followed by the erosion of minerals, their transport and deposition, then burial

Sediment load

Particles eroded and carried by water

Solid waste

Anything in solid form that is discarded as unwanted, such as garbage


A person, group or organization with an interest or concern in something