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Definition of Bedforms:
Features (such as ripples, sand waves or bars) of a sandy (muddy, gravelly) seabed resulting from the interaction with currents and waves [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
Nearshore sandbars
Sand ridges in shelf seas