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PREFERRED TERM
sediment transport  
BROADER CONCEPT
RELATED CONCEPTS
ENTRY TERMS
  • alluvial transport
  • bedload
  • bed load
  • density flow
  • dust transport
  • estuarine sediment transport
  • littoral drift
  • longshore drift
  • marine sediment transport
  • suspended load
  • turbidity flow
SCOPE NOTE
  • Transport of solid particles of unconsolidated rock and mineral fragments, chemical precipitates, or biological materials.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/sediment%20transport
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