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.
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Bedload Transport: Sand & Gravel (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.
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Bedload Transport: Sand Sheet Migration (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

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Antidune - Upper Plane Bed Formation (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.
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Graded Bedding and Climbing Ripples (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.
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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 ( This site may be offline. ) .


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