The shape can also reveal information on the force required to carve sediment from its bank.
Tracking Down a Subduction Zone Earthquake
Researchers use computer simulations to find the date and earthquake source of an ancient tsunami that deposited sediment in a Hawaii sinkhole.
Exploring How Water Flow Affects Bed Forms in Different Environments
In a flat sand bed, water creates undulating features.
Hillslopes Regulate Sediment Supply to River Channels
New study rethinks dynamics of runoff-driven erosion in response to rainstorms.
Modeling Sand Grains in Water
Scientist creates a numerical model that explores sediment transport.
Silk Insect Nets Can Reshape Creek Beds
Colonies of tiny caddisflies slow stream sediment transport with their silk nets.
Where Does the Bed of a River Change from Gravel to Sand?
Analysis of the Fraser River suggests that riverbed sediments shift abruptly depending on river slope changes and water speed.
History of Storm Surge in Florida Strongly Underestimated
Florida’s sediment record reveals surprising new information about the frequency of large hurricanes hitting the state.
Braiding Rivers: State of the Art and Future Challenges
Braided Rivers Workshop 2014;
Le Domaine de Sainte Croix, France, 23–27 June 2014
How Does Climate Impact Floods? Closing the Knowledge Gap
To better prepare people for future floods, scientists need to dig deep into the past to capture a wide spectrum of both flood and natural climate variability.