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Jul 08 2011

What Does Bed Load Look Like?

Below are some interesting videos showing sediment transport from University of Minnesota‚Äôs St. Anthony Falls Laboratory of 7mm (pea gravel) and 3.8mm (coarse sand) size sediment. This is about the bed load grain size range you typically see now on the Central Platte River (Lexington to Grand Island, Nebraska). The flow is about 1.2 cfs …

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