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ESurf | Articles | Volume 8, issue 1
Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 161–172, 2020
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Earth Surf. Dynam., 8, 161–172, 2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 21 Feb 2020

Research article | 21 Feb 2020

Estimating sand bed load in rivers by tracking dunes: a comparison of methods based on bed elevation time series

Kate C. P. Leary and Daniel Buscombe

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