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Journal of Sedimentary Research (SEPM)


Journal of Sedimentary Petrology
Vol. 20 (1950)No. 3. (September), Pages 148-160

Sediment Movement in Relation to Current Velocity

Henry W. Menard


Experiments in flumes indicate that the type of movement on a bed of sand may be correlated with mean current velocity. The bottom conditions to be expected if a given current acts on a sand of a given grain size in shallow water are shown in graphic form, and the conditions are discussed.

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