Entrainment of bed sediment by density underflows

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Abstract

The erosion caused by a density-driven underflow has been studied experimentally. The observations indicate that a strong density current can entrain substantial amounts of bed sediment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHydraul Eng Proc 1988 Natl Conf Hydraul Eng
PublisherPubl by ASCE
Pages270-275
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)0872626709, 0872626709
StatePublished - Dec 1 1988
EventHydraulic Engineering: Proceedings of the 1988 National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering - Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Duration: Aug 8 1988Aug 12 1988

Publication series

NameHydraul Eng Proc 1988 Natl Conf Hydraul Eng

Other

OtherHydraulic Engineering: Proceedings of the 1988 National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering
CityColorado Springs, CO, USA
Period8/8/888/12/88

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Garcia, M., & Parker, G. (1988). Entrainment of bed sediment by density underflows. In Hydraul Eng Proc 1988 Natl Conf Hydraul Eng (pp. 270-275). (Hydraul Eng Proc 1988 Natl Conf Hydraul Eng). Publ by ASCE.