Bed load

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Definition of Bed load:
Bed load refers to the sediment which is in almost continuous contact with the bed, carried forward by rolling, sliding or hopping [1].
This is the common definition for Bed load, other definitions can be discussed in the article

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References

  1. Rijn, L. C. van (1986). Manual sediment transport measurements. Delft, The Netherlands: Delft Hydraulics Laboratory
The main author of this article is Rijn, Leo van
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The main author of this article is Roberti, Hans
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