TDB-16-3: Fan-delta experiment performed in Tulane University Delta Basin. Experiment evolved under constant forcings of water (0.17 l/s), mean sediment (1.41 kg/hr), and long term sea-level rise rate (0.25 mm/hr). Experiment run time was 875 hr. Experiment used a strongly cohesive sediment that had a wide grain size distribution with a median diameter of 65 microns. Sediment supply rate remained constant until run hour 140. During run hour 140-385 sediment supply followed a sine wave pattern with period of 24.5 hrs and peak-to-peak amplitude of 0.87 kg/h. During run hour 385-875, sediment supply followed a sine wave pattern with period of 98 hr and peak-to-peak amplitude of 0.43 kg/hr. Experiment performed to explore interaction of autogenic sediment transport with sediment supply cycles and resulting stratigraphy with topography monitored every 1 hour of run time.
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