Table 1.

Case study sites at which RMEI indices were appraised

CountryDam nameLocation (WGS84)No. erosion areasGeologyMaximum historical discharge (m3 s−1)
AustraliaAnthony41° 52′ S 145° 37′ E4Conglomerate40
Brogo36° 29′S 149° 44′E7Porphyritic granite1000
Burdekin Falls20° 38′S 147° 8′E4Ignimbrite14 500
Catagunya42° 27′S 146° 36′E3Dolerite879
Copeton29° 54′S 150° 55′E13Granite1400
Dartmouth36° 34′S 147° 32′E7Granite gneiss110
Harding20° 59′S 117° 6′E4Dolerite475
Kununurra15° 48′S 128° 42′E2Quartzite, shale900
Mackintosh41° 42′S 145° 39′E3Greywacke, shale334
Moochalabra15° 37′S 128° 6′E6Sandstone, siltstone212
Pindari29° 23′S 151° 15′E4Rhyolitic porphyry1300
Rowallan41° 44′S 146° 13′E2Quartzite, schist120
Split Rock30° 34′S 150° 42′E3Greywacke, siltstone475
Wayatinah42° 24′S 146° 30′E3Dolerite968
South AfricaApplethwaite34° 12′S 18° 59′E2Feldspathic sandstone250
Garden Route33° 58′S 22° 31′E2Schist and phyllite127
Haarlem33° 46′S 23° 19′E2Partly metamorphosed sandstone170
Kammanasie33° 39′S 22° 25′E4Micaceous feldspathic proto-sandstone1310
Klipfontein27° 50′S 30° 49′E5Dolerite756
Mokolo23° 59′S 27° 43′E10*Partly metamorphosed sandstone400
Osplaas33° 27′S 19° 44′E5Sandy shale, siltstone and sandstone27
USASaylorville41° 42′N 93° 41′W3Limestone, shale475
Tuttle Creek39° 16′N 96° 35′W3Limestone, shale1700

*There were four erosion domains, three of which had data for three floods.