2. River Classification Literature Review

Dig into literature on classification or rivers and streams at reach scale. I. The purpose of this assignment is for you to take a critical look at River Styles and other classification schemes (e.g. Rosgen, as well as Montgomery & Buffington and others) and form your own opinions about the relative strengths and weaknesses.
  • Prepare an essay (2500 word max) comparing and contrasting different approaches to River Styles framework. 
  • Focus on strengths and weaknesses of each approach.
  • Objectively compare the different approaches, but don't feel obligated to champion any single approach. Develop your own narrative and arguments. 
  • You DO NOT need to write this review with any specificity towards your study stites.
Turn in PDF of proposal (by email) to me no  later then midnight on November 1st (Friday)