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Volume 7, issue 1
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 17-43, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-17-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 17-43, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-7-17-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 10 Jan 2019

Research article | 10 Jan 2019

Long-profile evolution of transport-limited gravel-bed rivers

Andrew D. Wickert and Taylor F. Schildgen
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