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Unidirectional Water Flow: sediment transport and sedimentary structures

Sediment Transport

Sediment Transport of Gravel Sediment Transport of 3.8mm, 7mm, and 12mm Gravel videos by John Gaffney. The experiments were performed in the University of Minnesota's St. Anthony Falls Laboratory and record bed load and suspended load.
Bedload Transport: Sand & Gravel (Quicktime MP4 Video 11MB Jan20 12) from Ronald Shreve (UCLA) & Tom Drake (North Carolina State). Movie of sand and gravel transported in a flume. Part of a collection of sediment transport videos (more info) from Paul Heller, University of Wyoming.
Bedload Transport: Sand Sheet Migration (Quicktime MP4 Video 9.1MB Jan20 12) from Ronald Shreve (UCLA) & Tom Drake (North Carolina State). Sand sheet transport in a flume. Part of a collection of sediment transport videos (more info) from Paul Heller, University of Wyoming.

Sedimentary Structures

Antidune - Upper Plane Bed Formation (Quicktime MP4 Video 8.7MB Jan20 12) from Nikki Strong, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory & Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Minnesota. Part of a collection of sediment transport videos (more info) from Paul Heller, University of Wyoming.
Graded Bedding and Climbing Ripples (Quicktime MP4 Video 8.6MB Jan20 12) from Gary Parker, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory, University of Minnesota. Part of a collection of sediment transport videos (more info) from Paul Heller, University of Wyoming.

Sand Ripples movie showing ripple migration in a laboratory tank. Shown at various speeds. Available from the Community Surface Dynamics Modeling System (CSDMS) Movies Portal (more info) .
Current Ripple Outcrop Photographs, Subaqueous Bedforms Outcrop photographs, and Cross Stratificaiton video collection. Photos are from the website of Dawn Sumner, University of California at Davis, and are simply annotated keying the main features to explanatory text. Videos are provided from Dawn's YouTube Playlist: Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (more info)



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