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sediment transport
Transport of solid particles of unconsolidated rock and mineral fragments, chemical precipitates, or biological materials.
This category is also used for alluvial transport, bed load, bedload, density flow, dust transport, with estuarine processes for estuarine sediment transport, with longshore currents for littoral drift, with longshore currents for longshore drift, with ocean processes for marine sediment transport, suspended load, and turbidity flow