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Discover Flood-Plain Step

Flood-Plain Step Discovered!

Flood-Plain Step Technical Terms

Flood-Plain Step: An essentially flat, terrace-like alluvial surface within a valley that is frequently covered by flood water from the present stream (e.g., below the 100 year flood level); any approximately horizontal surface still actively modified by fluvial scour and/or deposition (i.e., cut and fill and/or scour and fill processes). May occur individually or as a series of steps. Compare – stream terrace. SW & RR

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