Airflow over Barchan dunes: field measurements, mathematical modelling and wind tunnel testing

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Wiggs, G. F. S.;
(1992)
  • Publisher: University of London
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    arxiv: Physics::Geophysics | Condensed Matter::Soft Condensed Matter | Physics::Fluid Dynamics

There are few empirical measurements of velocity, shear velocity, sand transport, morphological change on the windward slopes of dunes.This thesis compares field measurements on a barchan dune in Oman with calculations using a mathematical model (FLOWSTAR) and measur... View more
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