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Title Comment Keywords
Coal 08:56 - 09:44 (00:48) / 1.3 MB "Dee Trent", "sedimentary rock", "swampy bayou", delta, moss, weed, root, tree, compaction, coal, swamp, water, "Okeefanokee Swamp", "Southeast Asia", vegetation, preservation, pressure, "geologic time", peat
Mud Cracks 16:36 - 17:49 (01:13) / 1.4 MB "Walter E. Reed", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "sedimentary structure", "mud crack", fissure, deposition, "depositional environment", "river bed", "tidal flat", desiccation, preservation, sand, river, "natural levee", floodplain, meander, "braided stream", delta, climate
Evidence of Rivers 20:06 - 21:02 (00:56) / 1.4 MB "Cathy Busby-Spera", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "sedimentary structure", "Ridge Basin", lake, river, "depositional environment", "fine grained sediment", mud, delta, thickening, "coarsening upward sequence", bed, "thin bedded sandstone", "medium bedded sandstone", sand, "coarse grained sediment"
Rivers On Landscape 02:43 - 03:15 (00:32) / 0.6 MB river, landscape, canyon, valley, meadow, delta, erosion, transportation, deposition, sediment
Deltas 10:05 - 11:08 (01:03) / 1.4 MB "Dee Trent", valley, river, landscape, landform, stream, ocean, lake, "flow velocity", deposition, delta, slope, gradient, sediment, deposition, distributary, "river channel"
Distributaries 11:08 - 11:45 (00:37) / 0.6 MB distributary, delta, river, sediment, deposition, "Mississippi River", Louisiana, silt, sand, clay
Stream Capture 15:11 - 16:11 (01:00) / 0.9 MB "Nancy Powell", "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Atchafalaya River", "Mississippi River", "stream capture", river, Fiske, delta, sediment
Transporting Sediment Around Dams 19:38 - 20:32 (00:54) / 1.2 MB "Scott Jenkins", "Scripps Institution of Oceanography", "Scripps Center for Coastal Studies", transportation, sediment, dam, beach, erosion, technology, season, "Southern California", lake, sand, foreshore, delta, "lake level", stream
High Tides 22:41 - 23:14 (00:33) / 0.9 MB tide, "geologic hazard", storm, Bangladesh, cyclone, flood, delta, "Ganges River", "sea level"
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