Movie:Plume deposition


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Simulated river plume

Key Attributes

Domain: coastal
Keywords: River plume
Model name: Plume, SedFlux
Name: Eric, Hutton
Where: --
When: --

Short Description

Grade level: Graduate / Professional

Statement: River plume into the ocean

Abstract: Standard river plume formation without the effects of coastal processes. The the color scale shows the separation of different grain sizes where larger, heavier particles settle out first, and spread on the sea floor.


Heavier sediment settles first resulting in highly stratified delta formation.



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