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2009-09-30 09:54:10

Vegetation and sand found to be essential in stream life In a feat of reverse-engineering, Christian Braudrick of University of California at Berkeley and three coauthors have successfully built and maintained a scale model of a living meandering gravel-bed river in the lab. Their findings point to the importance of vegetation to reinforce the banks and, surprisingly, to the importance of sand in healthy meandering river life. The significance of vegetation for slowing erosion and reinforcing...


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