Encyclopedia of Planetary Landforms

2015 Edition
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Streamer

  • Andreas C. W. Baas
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3134-3_426

Definition

A quasi-linear concentration of saltating sand particles that is longitudinal in the flow-parallel (streamwise) direction (Baas and Sherman 2005) (Figs. 1 and 2).
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GeographyKing’s College LondonLondonUK