Shape evolution of numerically obtained subaqueous barchan dunes.

@article{Alvarez2020ShapeEO,
  title={Shape evolution of numerically obtained subaqueous barchan dunes.},
  author={Carlos A. Alvarez and E. Franklin},
  journal={Physical review. E},
  year={2020},
  volume={101 1-1},
  pages={
          012905
        }
}
In the realm of granular bedforms, barchan dunes are strong attractors that can be found in rivers, terrestrial deserts, and other planetary environments. These bedforms are characterized by a crescentic shape, which, although robust, presents different scales according to the environment they are in, their length scale varying from the decimeter under water to the kilometer on Mars. In addition to the scales of bedforms, the transport of grains presents significant differences according to the… Expand
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