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Sediment Transport and Movable Beds

  • Oscar Castro-OrgazEmail author
  • Willi H. Hager
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Abstract

Transportation of sediment is an important and frequent phenomenon in rivers. Sediment is mobilized as bed-load with particles sliding, saltating, and rolling over the river bed, or as a suspended-load, where particles move with the turbulent water flow away from the bed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of CórdobaCórdobaSpain
  2. 2.VAW, ETH ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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