James Leonard Best

1969 …2019
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2013

Coherent Flow Structures in the Pore Spaces of Permeable Beds underlying a Unidirectional Turbulent Boundary Layer: A Review and some New Experimental Results

Blois, G., Best, J. L., Christensen, K. T., Hardy, R. J. & Smith, G. H. S., Jan 1 2013, Coherent Flow Structures at Earth's Surface. Wiley, p. 43-62 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

turbulent boundary layer
flow structure
pore space
flow over surface
refractive index

Detection and Analysis of Coherent Flow Structures in a Depth-Limited Flow over a Gravel Surface

Hardy, R. J., Best, J. L., Marjoribanks, T. I., Parsons, D. R. & Rosser, N. J., Jan 1 2013, Coherent Flow Structures at Earth's Surface. Wiley, p. 199-214 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

flow structure
gravel
kinematics
laser induced fluorescence
microtopography

Large-Scale Coherent Flow Structures in Alluvial Pools

MacVicar, B. J., Obach, L. & Best, J. L., Jan 1 2013, Coherent Flow Structures at Earth's Surface. Wiley, p. 243-259 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

flow structure
riffle
turbulence
hydrodynamics
pool-riffle sequence

What is a Coherent Flow Structure in Geophysical Flow?

Venditti, J. G., Hardy, R. J., Church, M. & Best, J. L., Jan 1 2013, Coherent Flow Structures at Earth's Surface. Wiley, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

flow structure
Reynolds number
secondary flow
nomenclature
vorticity
2009

Flow Structure and Transport of Sand-Grade Suspended Sediment around an Evolving Braid Bar, Jamuna River, Bangladesh

Mclelland, S. J., Ashworth, P. J., Best, J. L., Roden, J. & Klaassen, G. J., Mar 17 2009, Fluvial Sedimentology VI. Wiley Blackwell, p. 43-57 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

flow structure
suspended sediment
sand
river
dune

Morphology and Facies Models of Channel Confluences

Bristow, C. S., Best, J. L. & Roy, A. G., Apr 14 2009, Alluvial Sedimentation. Wiley Blackwell, p. 89-100 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

confluence
scour
bedform
sedimentary structure
river channel

The Influence of Aggradation Rate on Braided Alluvial Architecture: Field Study and Physical Scale-Modelling of the Ashburton River Gravels, Canterbury Plains, New Zealand

Ashworth, P. J., Best, J. L., Peakall, J. & Lorsong, J. A., Mar 17 2009, Fluvial Sedimentology VI. Wiley Blackwell, p. 331-346 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

aggradation
gravel
river
modeling
geometry
2008

Large River Channel Confluences

Parsons, D. R., Best, J. L., Lane, S. N., Kostaschuk, R. A., Hardy, R. J., Orfeo, O., Amsler, M. L. & Szupiany, R. N., Sep 10 2008, River Confluences, Tributaries and the Fluvial Network. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., p. 73-91 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Rivers

Sediment Transport, Bed Morphology and the Sedimentology of River Channel Confluences

Best, J. L. & Rhoads, B. L., Sep 10 2008, River Confluences, Tributaries and the Fluvial Network. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., p. 45-72 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sedimentology
Sediment transport
Rivers

The Brahmaputra-Jamuna River, Bangladesh

Best, J. L., Ashworth, P. J., Sarker, M. H. & Roden, J. E., Feb 13 2008, Large Rivers: Geomorphology and Management. Wiley Blackwell, p. 395-433 39 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

satellite imagery
river
1993

Braided rivers

Best, J. L. & Bristow, C. S., Jan 1 1993, Braided rivers. Geological Society of London, Bath; Geological Society Special Publication, 75

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

braided river
interdisciplinary approach
hydrocarbon reservoir
economics
aquifer