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Which part of a stream's sediment load moves the slowest?

Donald Ward

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Melissa Norris on November 5, 2018

The bed load moves slower than all of the parts of the sequence of the sediment. It consists of suspended particles that are suspended and float around the bed. This part is the slowest in movement, as it rolls, and moves with the flow. The particles near the bed are not dissolved by it which are installed at the bottom and move with the current.

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