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Scope/Content: Abstract: Not all dam removals will need detailed sedimentation studies. There are cases where the evolution of the channel upstream is predictable using other approaches. However, sedimentation processes are significant in all dam removal studies, and in many cases it is very difficult to assess how significant they might be without devoting some attention to them. When there is a substantial volume of sediment stored in the reservoir and when the energy to erode that sediment is appreciable, one needs to predict the channel and flood plain evolution in the reservoir area and to predict the delivery of the eroded sediment through the river system downstream of the dam site. Computational modeling provides a framework for making such predictions. I do not consider existing computational models to be expert systems. However, by coupling a computational sedimentation model with principles of river morphology, one who is skilled in river processes can discover much about the evolution of the channel and flood plain that will follow the removal of a dam. This a simulation approach. Plans for removing a dam can be formulated based criteria established for the projection by observing the model's response to initial conditions, boundary conditions and sedimentation processes. Criteria can consider the rate of erosion of sediment from the reservoir, and the transportation and deposition of the eroded sediments in the river downstream. Simulations will include sedimentation processes over time and changes during extreme events.