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Definition of Bedforms:
Features on the seabed (e.g. ripples and sand waves) resulting from the movement of sediment over it.[1].
This is the common definition for Bedforms, other definitions can be discussed in the article


  1. CIRIA (1996). Beach management manual. CIRIA Report 153.

See also

Definitions of coastal terms#Bed forms
Bedforms and roughness
Bed roughness and friction factors in estuaries
Wave ripples
Wave ripple formation
Stability models
Coastal Hydrodynamics And Transport Processes
Sand transport
Sand ridges in shelf seas