publication . Doctoral thesis . Other literature type . 2016

Image analysis to measure sorting and stratification applied to sand-gravel experiments

Orrú, C.;
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  • Published: 11 Mar 2016
  • Country: Netherlands
Abstract
The main objective of this project is to develop new measuring techniques for providing detailed data on sediment sorting suitable for sand-gravel laboratory experiments. Such data will be of aid in obtaining new insights on sorting mechanisms and improving prediction capabilities of morphodynamic models. Two measuring techniques have been developed. The first technique is aimed at measuring the size stratification of a sand-gravel deposit through combining image analysis and a sediment removal technique. The image analysis technique is based on color segmentation of areal images of a bed surface composed of colored sediment. After taking images a thin layer of ...
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free text keywords: image analysis, flume experiments, bed degradation, armoring
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Other literature type . 2016
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