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The Vigil Network: Åbacka Gully

The Vigil Network: Åbacka Gully
Site Summary

General Information

Site Name: Åbacka Gully
Location: Norrbotten, Sweden
Principal Investigator: B. Nilsson and E. Bergqvist
Address: GeoLibrary, Uppsulla University Box 554, S-751 22, Uppsala, Sweden
Date of Site Establishment and/or Field Measurements: March 1990

Location at Lower End of Basin

Latitude: 66°10'00" N
Longitude: 22°52'00" E


(ranked in order of importance)

  1. Erosion
  2. Channel Change
  3. Sedimentation

Site Information

Annual precipitation: 450 mm
Elevation: 15 m
Relief: 100 m
Geology: Basin: Till, Gully in glaciofluvial terrace
Hydrology: Runoff from till areas
Vegetation: Mixed Conifer forest with some bogs
Sweden Map Sheet: 26K0f

Stream Channels

Channel cross sections: 5
Scour chains: 1
Bed profile: 1


Particle size:
Streambed: x
Bank: x

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