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Information Page: Longshore Sediment Deposition

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Key Attributes

Domain: coastal
Keywords: stratigraphy
Keywords: sediment
Model name: Sedflux
Name: Eric, Hutton
Where: --
When: --


Short Description

Grade level: High (9-12), Under graduate (13-16)

Statement: Longshore Sediment Supply

Abstract: This model shows a profile view of fluvial sediment supply from river(s) over a 2000 year period. There is no alongshore or offshore transport in this model. The color scale represents grain size and is shown at the bottom of the animation.

Theory

Without the effects of coastal processes that result sediment mixing the fluvial sediment deposition remains highly stratified.

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