MWS Stream Module Crossword

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2. A stream channel morphology in which channels have multiple threads with many sand bars and migrate frequently.
3. A situation where a stream deepens the channel by removing material from the stream's bed.
6. Restricting the path of a stream, oftentimes using materials such as concrete or crushed rock.
8. A shallow area in a streams with turbulent water.
9. A condition of a stream in which it is gaining sediment along its bed and banks.
10. A stream that flows only after storm events and does not intersect the water table.


1. A measurement of how much a stream meanders; is inversely related to channel slope.
4. A lake that has been cut off from the main stream channel.
5. The "channel within the stream channel," characterized by the deepest water flow.
7. A record of stream flow over time.