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Jeffrey D Parsons
Seattle Campus

Sediment Dynamics and Boundary-Layer Physics

Theoretical descriptions of sediment transport processes constrained by laboratory demonstrations. The physics of boundary layers, initiation of motion, suspended load, bedload, bedforms, and continua transport (turbidity currents, debris flows, and suspensions) and its application to the geological record. Offered: jointly with ESS 542; W.

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Last Update by Jeffrey D Parsons
Date: 11/15/2002