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Flow separation at the inner (convex) and outer (concave) banks of constant-width and widening open-channel bends (2012)
Journal Article
Blanckaert, K., Kleinhans, M. G., Mclelland, S. J., Uijttewaal, W. S., Murphy, B., van de Kruijs, A., …Chen, Q. (2013). Flow separation at the inner (convex) and outer (concave) banks of constant-width and widening open-channel bends. Earth surface processes and landforms : the journal of the British Geomorphological Research Group, 38(7), 696-716. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.3324

There is a paucity of data and insight in the mechanisms of, and controls on flow separation and recirculation at natural sharply-curved river bends. Herein we report on successful laboratory experiments that elucidate flow structure in one constant-... Read More about Flow separation at the inner (convex) and outer (concave) banks of constant-width and widening open-channel bends.

Observing bedload/suspended load using multi-frequency-acoustic backscatter (2010)
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McLelland, S. (2010). Observing bedload/suspended load using multi-frequency-acoustic backscatter

Published alongside Gray, J.R., Laronne, J.B., Marr, J.D.G., 2010, Bedload-surrogate monitoring technologies: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2010-5091This paper describes the application of acoustic backscatter from multiple... Read More about Observing bedload/suspended load using multi-frequency-acoustic backscatter.

Statistics of surface gravity wave turbulence in the space and time domains (2009)
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Nazarenko, S., Lukaschuk, S., McLelland, S., & Denissenko, P. (2010). Statistics of surface gravity wave turbulence in the space and time domains. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 642, 395-420. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0022112009991820

We present experimental results on simultaneous spacetime measurements for the gravity wave turbulence in a large laboratory flume. We compare these results with predictions of the weak turbulence theory (WTT) based on random waves, as well as with p... Read More about Statistics of surface gravity wave turbulence in the space and time domains.

Gravity wave turbulence in wave tanks: Space and time statistics (2009)
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Lukaschuk, S., Nazarenko, S., McLelland, S., & Denissenko, P. (2009). Gravity wave turbulence in wave tanks: Space and time statistics. Physical review letters, 103(4), https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.044501

We present the first simultaneous space-time measurements for gravity wave turbulence in a large laboratory flume. We found that the slopes of k and ω wave spectra depend on wave intensity. This cannot be explained by any existing theory considering... Read More about Gravity wave turbulence in wave tanks: Space and time statistics.

Near wake of emergent vegetation patches in shallow flow
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Wunder, S., Trevisson, M., Heckele, C., Chagot, L., Murphy, B., McLelland, S., …Eiff, O. (2018). Near wake of emergent vegetation patches in shallow flow. E3S Web of Conferences, 40, https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20184002057

Vegetation patches are particularly difficult to quantify in terms of flow resistance due to their complex geometry and topological behaviour under hydrodynamic loading. They not only influence the water level and mean velocities due to the drag they... Read More about Near wake of emergent vegetation patches in shallow flow.