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EOS Transactions Bonus Materials: Large-format figures from "Giant sand waves at the mouth of San Francisco Bay"

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Figure 3.

Diversity of bed forms at the mouth of San Francisco Bay, just seaward of the Golden Gate Bridge. (a) Irregular sand waves seaward of the main sand wave field. (b) Up to 150 meter wavelength ebb-dominated sand waves with superimposed 5–10 meter scale sand waves. (c) Twenty- to 30-meter wavelength scale linguoid-shaped sand waves. (d) Fifteen- to 20-meter wavelength scale flood-dominated sand waves.

Computer-generated images of the sea floor at the mouth of San Francisco Bay. See caption above.

 

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