Testing the role of bedforms as controls on the morphodynamics of sandy braided rivers with CFD

Christopher Adam Unsworth1, Andrew Paul Nicholas1, Philip J Ashworth2, Jim Best3, Stuart N Lane4, Daniel R Parsons5, Gregory Sambrook Smith6, Chris Simpson7 and Robert John, Paul Strick7, (1)University of Exeter, Exeter, EX4, United Kingdom, (2)Univ of Brighton, Brighton, United Kingdom, (3)Univ. Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Geology, Geography & GIS, Mechanical Science and Engineering and Ven Te Chow Hydrosystems Laboratory, Champaign, IL, United States, (4)University of Lausanne, Institute of Earth Surface Dynamics, Lausanne, Switzerland, (5)University of Hull, Hull, HU6, United Kingdom, (6)University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom, (7)University of Brighton, Brighton, United Kingdom