Go big or die out: Bifurcation and bimodality in submarine sediment flow behaviour

Peter Talling1, Charles K Paull2, Gwyn Lintern3, Roberto Gwiazda2, Matthieu Cartigny4, John E Hughes Clarke5, Jingping Xu6, Michael Andrew Clare7, Daniel R Parsons8, Stephen Simmons9, Katherine L Maier10, Jenny A. Gales7, Sophie Hage11, Mary McGann12, Ed Pope13, Kurt J Rosenberger10, Cooper Stacey14, James Barry15, Eve M Lundsten15, Krystle Anderson16, Thomas C O'Reilly16, Natasha Chapplow17, Daniela Vendettuoli18 and Monterey Coordinate Canyon Experiment (CCE) Team and Bute Inlet Team, (1)University of Durham, Earth Sciences and Geography, Durham, United Kingdom, (2)Monterey Bay Aquarium Res Inst, Moss Landing, CA, United States, (3)Geological Survey of Canada, sidney, BC, Canada, (4)University of Durham, Durham, United Kingdom, (5)Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Joint Hydrographic Center, Durham, NH, United States, (6)Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Department of Ocean Science & Engineering, Guangdong, China, (7)National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, United Kingdom, (8)University of Hull, Hull, HU6, United Kingdom, (9)University of Hull, School of Environmental Sciences, Hull, United Kingdom, (10)U.S. Geological Survey, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, (11)University of Southampton, Southampton, SO14, United Kingdom, (12)Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center Menlo Park, Menlo Park, CA, United States, (13)University of Durham, Departments of Geography and Earth Science, Durham, United Kingdom, (14)Natural Resources Canada, Sidney, BC, Canada, (15)Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA, United States, (16)MBARI, Moss Landing, CA, United States, (17)University of Durham, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham, United Kingdom, (18)University of Southampton, & NOC, Southampton, United Kingdom