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Afzalimehr, H., Maddahi, M. R., Sui, J., & Rahimpour, M. (2019). Impacts of vegetation over bedforms on flow characteristics in gravel-bed rivers. Journal of Hydrodynamics.

Baas, J. H., Baker, M. L., Malarkey, J., Bass, S. J., Manning, A. J., Hope, J. A., et al. (2019). Integrating field and laboratory approaches for ripple development in mixed sand–clay–EPS. Sedimentology.

Bellec, V. K., Bøe, R., Bjarnadóttir, L. R., Albretsen, J., Dolan, M., Chand, S., et al. (2019). Sandbanks, sandwaves and megaripples on Spitsbergenbanken, Barents Sea. Marine Geology, 416, 105998.

Bohorquez, P., Cañada-Pereira, P., Jimenez-Ruiz, P. J., & del Moral-Erencia, J. D. (2019). The fascination of a shallow-water theory for the formation of megaflood-scale dunes and antidunes. Earth-Science Reviews, 193, 91-108.

Bradley, R. W., & Venditti, J. G. (2019). Transport Scaling of Dune Dimensions in Shallow Flows. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 124(2), 526-547.

Bradley, R. W., & Venditti, J. G. (2019). The Growth of Dunes in Rivers. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 124(2), 548-566.

Bristow, N. R., Blois, G., Best, J. L., & Christensen, K. T. (2019). Spatial Scales of Turbulent Flow Structures Associated With Interacting Barchan Dunes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 124(2).

***NEW*** Cruz, O. G., & Noernberg, A. M. (2020). Bedforms controlled by residual current vortices in a subtropical estuarine tidal channel. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 232, 106485.


Damveld, J. H., Roos, P. C., Borsje, B. W., & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2019). Modelling the two-way coupling of tidal sand waves and benthic organisms: a linear stability approach. Environmental Fluid Mechanics.

Duran Vinent, O., Andreotti, B., Claudin, P., & Winter, C. (2019). A unified model of ripples and dunes in water and planetary environments. Nature Geoscience, 12(5), 345-350.

***NEW*** Herbert, C. M., Alexander, J., Amos, K. J., & Fielding, C. R. (2019). Unit bar architecture in a highly-variable fluvial discharge regime: Examples from the Burdekin River, Australia. Sedimentology.

Jin, C., Coco, G., Tinoco, R. O., Goldstein, E. B., & Gong, Z. (2019). Laboratory experiments on the role of hysteresis, defect dynamics and initial perturbation on wave-generated ripple development. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 224, 142-153.

Koller, D., Manica, R., Borges, A. d. O., & Fedele, J. (2019). Experimental bedforms by saline density currents. Brazilian Journal of Geology, 49.

La Forgia, G., Adduce, C., Falcini, F., & Paola, C. (2019). Migrating Bedforms Generated by Solitary Waves. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(9), 4738-4746.

Lefebvre, A. (2019). Three-Dimensional Flow Above River Bedforms: Insights from Numerical Modeling of a Natural Dune Field (Río Paraná, Argentina). Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 124(8), 2241-2264.

Lisimenka, A., & Kubicki, A. (2019). Bedload transport in the Vistula River mouth derived from dune migration rates, southern Baltic Sea. Oceanologia, 61(3), 384-394.

Liu, Y., Fang, H., Huang, L., & He, G. (2019). Numerical simulation of the production of three-dimensional sediment dunes. Physics of Fluids, 31(9), 096603.

Ma, X., Yan, J., Song, Y., Liu, X., Zhang, J., & Traykovski, P. A. (2019). Morphology and maintenance of steep dunes near dune asymmetry transitional areas on the shallow shelf (Beibu Gulf, northwest South China Sea). Marine Geology, 412, 37-52.

***NEW*** Maselli, V., Kneller, B., Taiwo, O. L., & Iacopini, D. (2019). Sea floor bedforms and their influence on slope accommodation. Marine and Petroleum Geology, 102, 625-637.

Oyedotun, T. D. T., & Burningham, H. (2019). Comparable short-term morphodynamics of three estuarine–coastal systems in the southwest coastal region of England, UK. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 31, 100749.

Strick, R. J. P., Ashworth, P. J., Sambrook Smith, G. H., Nicholas, A. P., Best, J. L., Lane, S. N., et al. (2019). Quantification of bedform dynamics and bedload sediment flux in sandy braided rivers from airborne and satellite imagery. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 44(4), 953-972.

Terwisscha van Scheltinga, R. C., Coco, G., & Friedrich, H. (2019). Sand particle velocities over a subaqueous dune slope using high-frequency image capturing. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 44(10), 1881-1894.

Venditti, J. G., Nittrouer, J. A., Allison, M. A., Humphries, R. P., & Church, M. (2019). Supply-limited bedform patterns and scaling downstream of a gravel–sand transition. Sedimentology.

Wengrove, M. E., Foster, D. L., Lippmann, T. C., de Schipper, M. A., & Calantoni, J. (2019). Observations of Bedform Migration and Bedload Sediment Transport in Combined Wave-Current Flows. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 124(7), 4572-4590.

Wu, X., & Parsons, D. R. (2019). Field investigation of bedform morphodynamics under combined flow. Geomorphology, 339, 19-30.

***NEW*** Yamaguchi, S., Giri, S., Shimizu, Y., & Nelson, J. M. (2019). Morphological Computation of Dune Evolution with Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium Sediment-Transport Models. Water Resources Research, 55.

Yang, J. Q., & Nepf, H. M. (2019). Impact of Vegetation on Bed Load Transport Rate and Bedform Characteristics. Water Resources Research, 55(7), 6109-6124.

Zgheib, N., & Balachandar, S. (2019). On the Role of Sidewalls in the Transition From Straight to Sinuous Bedforms. Geophysical Research Letters, 46.



Arora, K., Goff, J. A., Wood, L. J., Flood, R. D., & Christensen, B. (2018). Analysis of hummocky bedforms offshore Fire Island, New York, generated by superstorm Sandy. Continental Shelf Research, 163, 12-22.

Bristow, N. R., Blois, G., Best, J. L., & Christensen, K. T. (2018). Turbulent Flow Structure Associated With Collision Between Laterally Offset, Fixed-Bed Barchan Dunes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123(9), 2157-2188.

Campmans, G. H. P., Roos, P. C., de Vriend, H. J., & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2018). The Influence of Storms on Sand Wave Evolution: A Nonlinear Idealized Modeling Approach. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123(9), 2070-2086.

Campmans, G. H. P., Roos, P. C., Schrijen, E. P. W. J., & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2018). Modeling wave and wind climate effects on tidal sand wave dynamics: A North Sea case study. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 213, 137-147.

Damen, J. M., van Dijk, T. A. G. P., & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2018). Spatially Varying Environmental Properties Controlling Observed Sand Wave Morphology. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123.

Damveld, J. H., van der Reijden, K. J., Cheng, C., Koop, L., Haaksma, L. R., Walsh, C. A. J., et al. (2018). Video Transects Reveal That Tidal Sand Waves Affect the Spatial Distribution of Benthic Organisms and Sand Ripples. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(21), 11,837-811,846.

de Ruijsscher, T. V., Hoitink, A. J. F., Dinnissen, S., Vermeulen, B., & Hazenberg, P. (2018). Application of a Line Laser Scanner for Bed Form Tracking in a Laboratory Flume. Water Resources Research, 54(3), 2078-2094.

Di Stefano, M., & Mayer, L. (2018). An Automatic Procedure for the Quantitative Characterization of Submarine Bedforms. Geosciences, 8.

Duţu, F., Panin, N., Ion, G., & Tiron Duţu, L. (2018). Multibeam Bathymetric Investigations of the Morphology and Associated Bedforms, Sulina Channel, Danube Delta. Geosciences, 8(1).

Galeazzi, C. P., Almeida, R. P., Mazoca, C. E. M., Best, J. L., Freitas, B. T., Ianniruberto, M., et al. (2018). The significance of superimposed dunes in the Amazon River: Implications for how large rivers are identified in the rock record. Sedimentology.

Gutierrez, R. R., Mallma, J. A., Núñez-González, F., Link, O., & Abad, J. D. (2018). Bedforms-ATM, an open source software to analyze the scale-based hierarchies and dimensionality of natural bed forms. SoftwareX, 7, 184-189.

Hendershot, M. L., Venditti, J. G., Church, M., Bradley, R., Kostaschuk, R. A., & Allison, M. A. (2018). Crestline bifurcation and dynamics in fluviallydominated, tidallyinfluenced flow. Sedimentology.

Hu, H., Wei, T., Yang, Z., Hackney, C. R., & Parsons, D. R. (2018). Low-angle dunes in the Changjiang (Yangtze) Estuary: Flow and sediment dynamics under tidal influence. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 205, 110-122.

Jones, K. R., & Traykovski, P. (2018). A Method to Quantify Bedform Height and Asymmetry from a Low-Mounted Sidescan Sonar. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 35(4), 893-910.

Lichtman, I. D., Baas, J. H., Amoudry, L. O., Thorne, P. D., Malarkey, J., Hope, J. A., et al. (2018). Bedform migration in a mixed sand and cohesive clay intertidal environment and implications for bed material transport predictions. Geomorphology, 315, 17-32.

Liu, S., Goff, J. A., Flood, R. D., Christensen, B., & Austin, J. A. (2018). Sorted bedforms off Western Long Island, New York, USA: Asymmetrical morphology and twelveyear migration record. Sedimentology.

Myrow, P. M., Jerolmack, D. J., & Perron, J. T. (2018). Bedform Disequilibrium. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 88(9), 1096-1113.

Palucis, M. C., Ulizio, T. P., Fuller, B., & Lamb, M. P. (2018). Flow resistance, sediment transport, and bedform development in a steep gravel-bedded river flume. Geomorphology, 320, 111-126.

Pope, E. L., Jutzeler, M., Cartigny, M. J. B., Shreeve, J., Talling, P. J., Wright, I. C., & Wysoczanski, R. J. (2018). Origin of spectacular fields of submarine sediment waves around volcanic islands. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 493, 12-24.

Reesink, A. J. H., Parsons, D. R., Ashworth, P. J., Best, J. L., Hardy, R. J., Murphy, B. J., et al. (2018). The adaptation of dunes to changes in river flow. Earth-Science Reviews, 185, 1065-1087.

Ribó, M., Durán, R., Puig, P., Van Rooij, D., Guillén, J., & Masqué, P. (2018). Large sediment waves over the Gulf of Roses upper continental slope (NW Mediterranean). Marine Geology, 399, 84-96.

Thorne, P. D., Hurther, D., Cooke, R. D., Caceres, I., Barraud, Pierre A., & Sánchez-Arcilla, A. (2018). Developments in acoustics for studying wave-driven boundary layer flow and sediment dynamics over rippled sand-beds. Continental Shelf Research, 166, 119-137.

Tsubaki, R., Baranya, S., Muste, M., & Toda, Y. (2018). Spatio-temporal patterns of sediment particle movement on 2D and 3D bedforms. Experiments in Fluids, 59(6), 93.

Unsworth, C. A., Parsons, D. R., Hardy, R. J., Reesink, A. J. H., Best, J. L., Ashworth, P. J., & Keevil, G. M. (2018). The Impact of Nonequilibrium Flow on the Structure of Turbulence Over River Dunes. Water Resources Research, 54(9), 6566-6584.

van Gerwen, W., Borsje, B. W., Damveld, J. H., & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2018). Modelling the effect of suspended load transport and tidal asymmetry on the equilibrium tidal sand wave height. Coastal Engineering, 136, 56-64.

Wengrove, M. E., Foster, D. L., Lippmann, T. C., de Schipper, M. A., & Calantoni, J. (2018). Observations of Time-Dependent Bedform Transformation in Combined Wave-Current Flows. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 123(10), 7581-7598.

Xiaobing, C., Bayani, C. M., & Li, C. (2018). Hyporheic Exchange Driven by Three-Dimensional Sandy Bed Forms: Sensitivity to and Prediction from Bed Form Geometry. Water Resources Research, 54.

Wu, X., Baas, J. H., Parsons, D. R., Eggenhuisen, J., Amoudry, L., Cartigny, M., et al. (2018). Wave Ripple Development on Mixed Clay-Sand Substrates: Effects of Clay Winnowing and Armoring. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123(11), 2784-2801.

Zgheib, N., Fedele, J. J., Hoyal, D. C. J. D., Perillo, M. M., & Balachandar, S. (2018). Direct Numerical Simulation of Transverse Ripples: 1. Pattern Initiation and Bedform Interactions. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123(3), 448-477.

Zgheib, N., Fedele, J. J., Hoyal, D. C. J. D., Perillo, M. M., & Balachandar, S. (2018). Direct Numerical Simulation of Transverse Ripples: 2. Self-Similarity, Bedform Coarsening, and Effect of Neighboring Structures. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123(3), 478-500.



Adolph, W., Jung, R., Schmidt, A., Ehlers, M., Heipke, C., Bartholomä, A., & Farke, H. (2017). Integration of TerraSAR-X, RapidEye and airborne lidar for remote sensing of intertidal bedforms on the upper flats of Norderney (German Wadden Sea). Geo-Marine Letters, 37(2), 193-205.

Adolph, W., Schückel, U., Son, C. S., Jung, R., Bartholomä, A., Ehlers, M., et al. (2017). Monitoring spatiotemporal trends in intertidal bedforms of the German Wadden Sea in 2009–2015 with TerraSAR-X, including links with sediments and benthic macrofauna. Geo-Marine Letters, 37(2), 79-91.

Bradley, R. W., & Venditti, J. G. (2017). Reevaluating dune scaling relations. Earth-Science Reviews, 165, 356-376.

Campmans, G. H. P., Roos, P. C., de Vriend, H. J., & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2017). Modeling the influence of storms on sand wave formation: A linear stability approach. Continental Shelf Research, 137, 103-116.

Cobos, M., Chiapponi, L., Longo, S., Baquerizo, A., & Losada, M. A. (2017). Ripple and sandbar dynamics under mid-reflecting conditions with a porous vertical breakwater. Coastal Engineering, 125, 95-118.

Davies, A. G., & Robins, P. E. (2017). Residual flow, bedforms and sediment transport in a tidal channel modelled with variable bed roughness. Geomorphology, 295(Supplement C), 855-872.

Kabiri, F., Afzalimehr, H., & Sui, J. (2017). Flow structure over a wavy bed with vegetation cover. International Journal of Sediment Research, 32(2), 186-194.

Kwoll, E., Venditti, J. G., Bradley, R. W., & Winter, C. (2017). Observations of Coherent Flow Structures Over Subaqueous High- and Low- Angle Dunes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, n/a-n/a.

Lisimenka, A., & Kubicki, A. (2017). Estimation of dimensions and orientation of multiple riverine dune generations using spectral moments. Geo-Marine Letters, 37(1), 59-74.

Mazumder, B. S., & Ojha, S. P. (2017). Suspension concentration due to combined wave-current flows over waveforms. ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 23(3), 319-330.

Naqshband, S., Hoitink, A. J. F., McElroy, B., Hurther, D., & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2017). A Sharp View on River Dune Transition to Upper Stage Plane Bed. Geophysical Research Letters, n/a-n/a.

Ohata, K., Naruse, H., Yokokawa, M., & Viparelli, E. (2017). New Bedform Phase Diagrams and Discriminant Functions for Formative Conditions of Bedforms in Open-Channel Flows. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface.

Patel, M., & Kumar, B. (2017). Flow and bedform dynamics in an alluvial channel with downward seepage. Catena, 158, 219-234.

Pendleton, E. A., Brothers, L. L., Thieler, E. R., & Sweeney, E. M. (2017). Sand ridge morphology and bedform migration patterns derived from bathymetry and backscatter on the inner-continental shelf offshore of Assateague Island, USA. Continental Shelf Research, 144, 80-97.

Porcile, G., Blondeaux, P., & Vittori, G. (2017). On the formation of periodic sandy mounds. Continental Shelf Research, 145, 68-79.

Shuwei, Z., Heqin, C., Shuaihu, W., Shengyu, S., Wei, X., Quanping, Z., & Yuehua, J. (2017). Morphology and mechanism of the very large dunes in the tidal reach of the Yangtze River, China. Continental Shelf Research, 139, 54-61.

Sinha, S., Hardy, R. J., Blois, G., Best, J. L., & Sambrook Smith, G. H. (2017). A numerical investigation into the importance of bed permeability on determining flow structures over river dunes. Water Resources Research, 53(4), 3067-3086.

Swanson, T., Mohrig, D., Kocurek, G., Perillo, M., & Venditti, J. G. (2017). Bedform spurs: a result of a trailing helical vortex wake. Sedimentology.

van Duin, O. J. M., Hulscher, S. J. M. H., Ribberink, J. S., & Dohmen-Janssen, C. M. (2017). Modeling of Spatial Lag in Bed-Load Transport Processes and Its Effect on Dune Morphology. Journal of Hydraulic Engineering, 143(2).



Almeida, R. P., Galeazzi, C. P., Freitas, B. T., Janikian, L., Ianniruberto, M., & Marconato, A. (2016). Large barchanoid dunes in the Amazon River and the rock record: Implications for interpreting large river systems. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 454(Supplement C), 92-102.

Baas, J. H., Best, J. L., & Peakall, J. (2016). Predicting bedforms and primary current stratification in cohesive mixtures of mud and sand. Journal of the Geological Society, 173(1), 12-45.

Blondeaux, P., & Vittori, G. (2016). A model to predict the migration of sand waves in shallow tidal seas. Continental Shelf Research, 112, 31-45.

Debese, N., Jacq, J.-J., & Garlan, T. (2016). Extraction of sandy bedforms features through geodesic morphometry. Geomorphology, 268, 82-97.

Doré, A., Bonneton, P., Marieu, V., & Garlan, T. (2016). Numerical modeling of subaqueous sand dune morphodynamics. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 121(3), 565-587.

DuVal, C. B., Trembanis, A. C., & Skarke, A. (2016). Characterizing and hindcasting ripple bedform dynamics: Field test of non-equilibrium models utilizing a fingerprint algorithm. Continental Shelf Research, 116, 103-115.

Fraccascia, S., Winter, C., Ernstsen, V. B., & Hebbeln, D. (2016). Residual currents and bedform migration in a natural tidal inlet (Knudedyb, Danish Wadden Sea). Geomorphology, 271, 74-83.

Hill, C., Musa, M., & Guala, M. (2016). Interaction between instream axial flow hydrokinetic turbines and uni-directional flow bedforms. Renewable Energy, 86, 409-421.

Keylock, C., Chang, K., & Constantinescu, G. (2016). Large eddy simulation of the velocity-intermittency structure for flow over a field of symmetric dunes. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 805, 656-685.

Kim, D., Ho, H.-C., Baranya, S., & Muste, M. (2016). Qualitative and quantitative acoustic mapping of bedform dynamics. Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 50, 80-89.

Knox, R. L., & Latrubesse, E. M. (2016). A geomorphic approach to the analysis of bedload and bed morphology of the Lower Mississippi River near the Old River Control Structure. Geomorphology, 268, 35-47.

Krämer, K., & Winter, C. (2016). Predicted ripple dimensions in relation to the precision of in situ measurements in the southern North Sea. Ocean Sciences, 12, 1221-1235.

Kwoll, E., Venditti, J. G., Bradley, R. W., & Winter, C. (2016). Flow structure and resistance over subaquaeous high- and low-angle dunes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 121, 545-564.

Lefebvre, A., Paarlberg, A. J., & Winter, C. (2016). Characterising natural bedform morphology and its influence on flow. Geo-Marine Letters, 36(5), 379–393.

Lefebvre, A., & Winter, C. (2016). Predicting bed form roughness: the influence of lee side angle. Geo-Marine Letters, 36(2), 121-133.

Maddahi, M. R., Afzalimehr, H., & Rowinski, P. M. (2016). Flow Characteristics over a Gravel Bedform: Kaj River Case Study. Acta Geophysica, 64(5), 1779-1796.

Moate, B. D., Thorne, P. D., & Cooke, R. D. (2016). Field deployment and evaluation of a prototype autonomous two dimensional acoustic backscatter instrument: The Bedform And Suspended Sediment Imager (BASSI). Continental Shelf Research, 112, 78-91.

Parsons, D. R., Schindler, R. J., Hope, J. A., Malarkey, J., Baas, J. H., Peakall, J., et al. (2016). The role of biophysical cohesion on subaqueous bed form size. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(4), 1566-1573.

Symons, W. O., Sumner, E. J., Talling, P. J., Cartigny, M. J. B., & Clare, M. A. (2016). Large-scale sediment waves and scours on the modern seafloor and their implications for the prevalence of supercritical flows. Marine Geology, 371, 130-148.

Venditti, J. G., Lin, C. Y. M., & Kazemi, M. (2016). Variability in bedform morphology and kinematics with transport stage. Sedimentology, 63(4), 1017-1040.

Wang, Y., Yu, Q., Jiao, J., Tonnon, P. K., Wang, Z. B., & Gao, S. (2016). Coupling bedform roughness and sediment grain-size sorting in modelling of tidal inlet incision. Marine Geology, 381, 128-141.

Wilson, G. W., & Hay, A. E. (2016). Acoustic observations of near-bed sediment concentration and flux statistics above migrating sand dunes. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(12), 6304-6312.

Yuan, B., de Swart, H. E., & Panadès, C. (2016). Sensitivity of growth characteristics of tidal sand ridges and long bed waves to formulations of bed shear stress, sand transport and tidal forcing: A numerical model study. Continental Shelf Research, 127, 28-42.



Atlas of Bedforms in the Western Mediterranean. 2017. Editors: Guillén, J., Acosta-Yepes, J., Chiocci, F.L., Palanques, A. (Eds.), Springer International Publishing. 307pp.


PhD Thesis:

Ogor. 2018. Design of algorithms for the automatic characterization of marine dune morphology and dynamics. PhD thesis ENSTA Bretagne – École nationale supérieure de techniques avancées Bretagne,

Lichman, I.D., 2017. Combined effects of hydrodynamics and cohesive clay on bedform morphology and migration on sandy tidal flats. PhD Thesis, School of Ocean Sciences. University of Wales, Bangor, UK, p. 316.