Accession Number:

AD0673955

Title:

GEOGRAPHY AND THE PROPERTIES OF SURFACES. A STUDY OF RIVERS AND OTHER BRANCHING SYSTEMS.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

HARVARD UNIV CAMBRIDGE MASS LAB FOR COMPUTER GRAPHICS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-07-31

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

It is the purpose of this paper to put into objective terms the similarities that exist between branching structures for rivers and for botanical trees. Comparisons are based on 1 Hortons branching laws for rivers 2 Lubowes junction angle laws for rivers and, 3 Woldenbergs mixed hexagonal hierarchy system laws for market areas and river basins. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE