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By Jorge Guillén, Juan Acosta, Francesco Latino Chiocci, Albert Palanques

This atlas illustrates the features of present-day bedforms, from the coastline to deep-sea environments, and it is also brief studies of the most mechanisms that generate such bedforms. The atlas is geared toward the study neighborhood, as well as scholars, the general public at huge and firms with pursuits within the marine atmosphere. The ebook is split into seven sections composed of a couple of brief chapters: 1) bedform research and the most actual strategies, 2) bedforms within the coastal region, three) bedforms on prodeltas and looked after bedforms, four) bedforms at the continental shelf, five) bedforms and benthos, 6) bedforms in submarine canyons and seven) slope and deep-sea bedforms. This atlas bargains a entire, even though now not exhaustive, view of the variety of bedforms and linked techniques and of the morphological and temporal scales within the enclosed tideless western Mediterranean Sea.

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1 m) at the base of the flow, which buffers the bed from the dilute overriding flow. Its limited thickness makes it prone to supercritical flow and causes the downward expansion of the supercritical flow domain in the diagram. Furthermore, the high sediment concentrations near the base of the flow are now thought to suppress the turbulence and thereby preventing the formation of any ripples and dunes. 5 m) dense basal layer, as in case III, its thickness making it less prone to supercritical flow, thereby shifting the supercritical flow domain back up again in the diagram.

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