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Modelling aeolian sand transport using a dynamic mass balancing approach

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Knowledge of the changing rate of sediment flux in space and time is essential for quantifying surface erosion and deposition in desert landscapes. While many aeolian studies have relied on time-averaged parameters such as wind velocity (U) and wind shear velocity (u.) to determine sediment flux, there is increasing field evidence that high-frequency turbulence is an important driving force behind the entrainment and transport of sand. At this scale of analysis, inertia in the saltation syste...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.geomorph.2016.12.006

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Department:
Hertford College
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Department:
Oxford, SSD, SOGE, OUCE
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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, OUCE
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Oxford, SSD, SOGE, OUCE
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Mayaud, J
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NE/L501530/1; NER/S/A/2004/12431
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Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Geomorphology Journal website
Volume:
280
Pages:
108–121
Publication date:
2016-12-20
Acceptance date:
2016-12-09
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1872-695X
ISSN:
0169-555X
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pubs:665773
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uri:a680a5a5-4798-439a-9a6f-d77420f371bb
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uuid:a680a5a5-4798-439a-9a6f-d77420f371bb
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