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Braiding of submarine channels controlled by aspect ratio similar to rivers
Foreman, B.Z.; Lai, S.Y.J.; Komatsu, Y.; Paola, C. (2015). Braiding of submarine channels controlled by aspect ratio similar to rivers. Nature Geoscience 8(9): 700–703. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2505
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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    Marine

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  • Foreman, B.Z.
  • Lai, S.Y.J.
  • Komatsu, Y.
  • Paola, C.

Abstract
    Braided channels are rare in submarine environments, yet common in fluvial systems. Laboratory experiments suggest that the formation mechanisms are the same, but submarine channels are typically not wide enough to promote braiding.

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