Ahmad, Rafi; Scatena, F.N.; Gupta, A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Geography and Geology; Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences
Morphology and sedimentation in Caribbean montane streams: Examples from Jamaica and Puerto Rico
Date of Publication
Presents a summary description of the morphology, sedimentation, and behaviour of the streams of the Blue Mountains, eastern Jamaica and the Luquillo Mountains, eastern Puerto Rico. Constructs a model for the rivers of this region controlled by both neotectonics and periodic large floods. This model for Caribbean montane streams differs considerably from the standard descriptions of alluvial rivers.....