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Image of the Day: Seafloor Signature

This 3-D–printed model of Redbird Reef shows small swells on the seafloor known as ripple bedforms, created when strong storms stir up sediment and sand.

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UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE, EVAN KRAPE(See C.B. Duval et al., “Characterizing and hindcasting ripple bedform dynamics: Field test of non-equilibrium models utilizing a fingerprint algorithm,” Continental Shelf Research, 2016.)

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