James Leonard Best

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Assessing the use of UAV to quantify flow processes in rivers

Blois, G., Best, J. L., Christensen, K. T., Cichella, V., Donahue, A., Hovakimyan, N., Kennedy, A. & Pakrasi, I., Jan 1 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. Constantinescu, G., Garcia, M. & Hanes, D. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 601-607 7 p. (River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016).

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A versatile refractive-index-matched flow facility for studies of complex flow systems across scientific disciplines

Blois, G., Christensen, K. T., Best, J. L., Elliott, G. S., Austin, J., Dutton, J. C., Bragg, M., Garcia, M. H. & Fouke, B. W., 2012, 50th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition. AIAA 2012-0736

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Bed morphology and sedimentology at chute cutoffs: A case study of Mackey Bend, lower Wabash River, IL-IN

LeRoy, J. Z., Rhoads, B. L. & Best, J. L., Jan 1 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. Hanes, D., Garcia, M. & Constantinescu, G. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1736-1742 7 p. (River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016).

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Comparisons of morphology and flow structure at two braid-bar confluences in a large river

Szupiany, R. N., Amsler, M. L., Parsons, D. R., Best, J. L. & Haydel, R., Dec 1 2008, River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics: RCEM 2007 - Proceedings of the 5th IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics. p. 807-814 8 p. (River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics: RCEM 2007 - Proceedings of the 5th IAHR Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics; vol. 2).

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Detection and quantification of suspended sediment concentration and stratification in open channel flows: Development and first results using electrical resistance tomography

Schlaberg, H. I., Baas, J. H., Wang, M., Best, J. L., Williams, R. A. & Peakall, J., Jan 1 2005, 4th World Congress in Industrial Process Tomography. International Society for Industrial Process Tomography, p. 1006-1011 6 p. (4th World Congress in Industrial Process Tomography).

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Ecologic implications at a large junction of highly unequal discharges and sediment loads

Amsler, M. L., Blettler, M. C. M., Ezcurra De Drago, I. & Best, J. L., Jan 1 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. Constantinescu, G., Garcia, M. & Hanes, D. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1709-1716 8 p. (River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016).

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Experimental study of a coarse-gravel river bed: Elucidating the nearwall and pore-space turbulent flow physics

Kim, T., Blois, G., Best, J. & Christensen, K. T., Jan 1 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. Hanes, D., Garcia, M. & Constantinescu, G. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 950-955 6 p. (River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016).

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Experimental study of turbulent structure over permeable walls with a refractive-index-matching technique

Kim, T., Blois, G., Best, J. L. & Christensen, K. T., 2017, 10th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP 2017. International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP10, Vol. 1.

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Field methods for imaging suspended sediment dynamics and fluxes with a multi-beam echosounder

Simmons, S. M., Parsons, D. R. & Best, J. L., Dec 26 2012, 11th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics 2012, ECUA 2012. PART 3 ed. p. 792-799 8 p. (11th European Conference on Underwater Acoustics 2012, ECUA 2012; vol. 34 1, no. PART 3).

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Hydrodynamic interactions between biofilms and flow

Kazemifar, F., Blois, G., Aybar, M., Calleja, P. P., Nerenberg, R., Sinha, S., Hardy, R. J., Best, J. L., Sambrook Smith, G. H. & Christensen, K. T., Jan 1 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. Hanes, D., Garcia, M. & Constantinescu, G. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 2135-2139 5 p. (River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016).

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Measurements of flow dynamics associated with interacting, subaqueous barchans: Exploring bedform asymmetry and threedimensionality in a novel flume environment

Bristow, N., Blois, G., Tang, Z., Barros, J. M., Best, J. & Christensen, K. T., Jan 1 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. Constantinescu, G., Garcia, M. & Hanes, D. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 443-449 7 p. (River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016).

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Mid to late Holocene geomorphological and sedimentological evolution of the fluvial-tidal zone. Lower Columbia River, WA/OR, USA

Prokocki, E. W., Best, J. L., Ashworth, P. J., Parsons, D. R., Smith, G. H. S., Nicholas, A. P., Simpson, C. J., Wang, H., Sandbach, S. D. & Keevil, C. E., Jan 1 2015, Fluvial-Tidal Sedimentology, 2015. Ashworth, P. J., Parsons, D. R. & Best, J. L. (eds.). Elsevier, p. 193-226 34 p. (Developments in Sedimentology; vol. 68).

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Modelling time dependent flow fields over three dimensional dunes

Hardy, R. J., Marjoribanks, T. I., Parsons, D. R., Reesink, A. J., Murphy, B., Ashworth, P. J. & Best, J. L., Jan 1 2014, Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2014. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1045-1052 8 p. (Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2014).

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Modulation of the flow structure by progressive bed forms in the meandering Wabash River

Abad, J., Frias, C., Konsoer, K., Best, J. L., Rhoads, B. L., Langendoen, E. & Garcia, M. H., Jan 1 2014, Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2014. CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1113-1117 5 p. (Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2014).

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Morphology, flow and sediment transport over a natural 3D dune field: Rio Paraná, Argentina

Parsons, D. R., Best, J. L., Lane, S. N., Hardy, R. J., Kostaschuk, R., Shugar, D. & Orfeo, O., Dec 1 2006, Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics - River Flow 2006. p. 997-1004 8 p. (Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics - River Flow 2006; vol. 1).

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Morphology and flow structures in a large confluence-diffluence: Rio Paraná, Argentina

Orfeo, O., Parsons, D. R., Best, J. L., Lane, S. N., Hardy, R. J., Kostaschuk, R., Szupiany, R. N. & Amsler, M. L., Dec 1 2006, Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics - River Flow 2006. p. 1277-1282 6 p. (Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics - River Flow 2006; vol. 2).

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Refractive index matched PIV measurements of flow around interacting barchan dunes

Bristow, N., Blois, G., Best, J. & Christensen, K., Jan 1 2017, 10th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP 2017. International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP10, (10th International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena, TSFP 2017; vol. 2).

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Three-dimensional numerical modeling of flows over a natural dune field

Hardy, R. J., Parsons, D. R., Best, J. L., Lane, S. N., Kostaschuk, R. & Orfeo, O., Dec 1 2006, Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics - River Flow 2006. p. 1077-1083 7 p. (Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics - River Flow 2006; vol. 1).

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Turbulence and coherent flow structures associated with bedform amalgamation: An experimental study of the ripple-dune transition

López, F., Fernandez, R. & Best, J. L., Dec 1 2004, Joint Conference on Water Resource Engineering and Water Resources Planning and Management 2000: Building Partnerships. (Joint Conference on Water Resource Engineering and Water Resources Planning and Management 2000: Building Partnerships; vol. 104).

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Using bedform migration and orientation to infer sediment transport pathways in a sandy braided river

Unsworth, C. A., Nicholas, A. P., Ashworth, P. J., Simpson, C. J., Best, J. L., Lane, S. N., Parsons, D. R. & Sambrook Smith, G. H., Jan 1 2016, River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016. Hanes, D., Garcia, M. & Constantinescu, G. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 1138-1146 9 p. (River Flow - Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, RIVER FLOW 2016).

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Wavelets application to study the bedforms of Parana River

Gutierrez, R. R., Abad, J. D., Parsons, D., Best, J. & Orfeo, O., Jul 21 2011, World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011: Bearing Knowledge for Sustainability - Proceedings of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. p. 2389-2397 9 p. (World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2011: Bearing Knowledge for Sustainability - Proceedings of the 2011 World Environmental and Water Resources Congress).

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