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Results of Monitoring Torrent-Control Hydrotechnical Structures in the Cârcinov River Catchment

  • Nicu-Constantin TudoseEmail author
  • Mihai-Daniel Niţă
  • Ion Clinciu
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Abstract

This study presents results of monitoring torrent-control hydrotechnical structures within the Cârcinov River catchment, which revealed the nature and frequency of events affecting the functioning of the structures. Among structure damages, the most common were: breakages (45), undermining of the body (16) and erosive damages (15). In the group of structure dysfunctionalities, the most common were: unsupervised installation of forest vegetation (48), clogging of the apron (19) and the deepening of the valley downstream the structure (16).

Keywords

Behavioral Event Forest Vegetation River Catchment Sediment Trap Erosive Damage 
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Acknowledgments

This chapter was supported by the Sectoral Operational Program Human Resources Development, financed from the European Social Fund, and by the Romanian Government under the contract number POSDRU/6/1.5/S/6, and had a methodology support from ID_740/2008 research project financed by CNCSIS-UEFISCSU, in the frame of IDEI program. We thank Chris Reynolds and Alexandru Tudose for editorial suggestions to the paper.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicu-Constantin Tudose
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Mihai-Daniel Niţă
    • 1
  • Ion Clinciu
    • 1
  1. 1.Transilvania University BrasovBrasovRomania
  2. 2.Institute of Forest Research and ManagementBrasovRomania

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