Movie:Coastal Sediment Reworking


Information Page: Coastal Sediment Reworking

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Cross shore sediment transport

Key Attributes

Domain: coastal
Keywords: stratigraphy
Keywords: sediment plume
Model name: Animation model name
Name: Eric, Hutton
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Short Description

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

Statement: Cross shore sediment transport

Abstract: This model shows a profile view of sediment transport and reworking due to the effects of plume and wave action The color scale represents grain size and is shown at the bottom of the animation.


With the inclusion of coastal processes the fluvial sediment becomes less stratified than when coastal processes that result in mixing aren't present.



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