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Lefebvre, A., Garlan, T. and Winter, C. (Eds), 2019. MARID VI. Sixth International Conference on Marine and River Dune Dynamics. Bremen, Germany, 1-3 April 2019. MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University Bremen and SHOM. 267 pp. ISBN: 978-2-11-139488-9

Individual abstracts



A. Lefebvre, T. Garlan, C. Winter. Welcome to MARID VI


M. Becker. Flow over dunes and its influence on fluid mud entrainment: A concept of the dune-mud transition in tide-controlled, coastal plain estuaries

V. Bellec, R. Bøe, L.R. Bjarnadóttir. Sandwaves and megaripples on Spitsbergenbanken, Barents Sea

E. Bouvet, A. Jarno, O. Blanpain, T. Garlan, F. Marin. Experimental study of ripple dimensions under steady current

L. Brakenhoff, M. van der Vegt, G. Ruessink. Spatio-temporal bedform patterns on an ebb-tidal delta

T. Branß, F. Núñez-González, J. Aberle. Estimation of bedload by tracking supply-limited bedforms

N.R. Bristow, G. Blois, J. Best, K.T. Christensen. PIV measurements of flow around interacting barchan dunes in a refractive index matched flume


G. Campmans, P.C. Roos, S.J.M.H. Hulscher. Storm influences on sand wave dynamics: an idealized modelling approach

Y. Chen, D.R. Parsons, S.M. Simmons, M.J.Cartigny, J.H. Clarke et al. The influence and interactions of delta slopes and knickpoints on bedforms within submarine channel systems

H. Cheng, T. Lizhi, C. Wei. Dune dynamics in coarse silt, sand and gravel along the main channel from the estuarine front of the Yangtze River to the Three Gorges Dam.

J. Cisneros, J. Best, T. van Dijk, E. Mosselman. Dune morphology and hysteresis in alluvial channels during long-duration floods revealed using high-temporal resolution MBES bathymetry

A.J. Couldrey, M.A.F. Knaapen, K.V. Marten, R.J.S. Whitehouse. Barchan vs Monopile: what happens when a barchan dune finds an obstacle in its path?


J.H. Damveld, P.C. Roos, B.W. Borsje, S.J.M.H. Hulscher. Phase-related patterns of tidal sand waves and benthic organisms: field observations and idealised modelling

N. Debese, J.J. Jacq, K. Degrendele, M. Roche. Osculatory surfaces applied to systematic errors estimation in repeated MBES surveys

G.A. Díaz, K. Schwarzer. Seabed features on Mecklenburg Bight based on Side-Scan Sonar imagery

R. Durán, J. Guillén, M. Ribó, P. Puig, A. Muñoz. Evolution of offshore sand ridges in tideless continental shelves (Western Mediterranean)


B.W. Flemming. Ripples and dunes: do flumes tell the whole story?


T. Garlan, E. Brenon. Biennial Survey method of marine dunes in the French part of the North Sea shipping channel

M.R.A. Gensen, J.J. Warmink, S.J.M.H. Hulscher. River dune based roughness uncertainty for the Dutch Rhine branches

R.R. Gutierrez, A. Lefebvre, F. Núñez-González, H. Avila . Towards open access of bed forms data, standardization of its analysis, and some steps to these ends


G. Herrling, K. Krämer, M. Becker, A. Lefebvre, C. Winter. Parametrization of bedform induced hydraulic flow resistance in coastal-scale numerical models – an evaluation of Van Rijn’s empirical bedform roughness predictors

S. Homrani, N. Le Dantec, F. Floc'h, M. Franzetti, M. Sedrati, C. Winter, C. Delacourt.  Multi time-scale morphological evolution of a shell sand, dune bank in a shallow mesotidal environment.


L. Kint, N. Terseleer, V. Van Lancker. Multi-scale analysis of sandbank features optimising geomorpho-logical mapping of sandy shelf environments: Belgian part of the North Sea

M.G. Kleinhans, H. Douma, E.A. Addink, R. Jentink. Tidal flats, megaripples and marsh:  automated recognition on aerial images

J. Krabbendam, A. Nnafie, L. Perk, B. Borsje, H. de Swart. Modelling the past evolution of observed tidal sand waves: the role of boundary conditions

K. Krämer, A. Lefebvre, M. Becker, G. Herrling, C. Winter. Long-term dune dynamics in the Lower Weser Estuary


J. Lang, J. Fedele, David Hoyal. Bedform successions formed by submerged plane-wall jet flows

J. Le Guern, S. Rodrigues, P. Tassi, P. Jugé, T. Handfus, A. Duperray, P. Berault. Influence of migrating bars on dune geometry

A. Lefebvre. Three-dimensional flow above a natural bedform field


E. Miramontes, G. Jouet, A. Cattaneo, E. Thereau, C. Guerin, S.J. Jorry, L. Droz. Upslope migrating sand dunes in the upper slope of the Mozambican margin (SW Indian Ocean)


S. Naqshband, A.J.F. Hoitink. Observations of low-angle dunes under shallow flow

A. Nnafie, N. van Andel, H. de Swart  . Modelling the impact of a time-varying wave angle on the nonlinear evolution of sand bars


M.T.C. Parda, J.V. Guerra, P.C. Roos, S.J.M.H. Hulscher. Occurrence of tidal sand waves in a Brazilian coastal bay: the Sepetiba case

D. Parsons. Enigmatic Bedforms in the Deep Sea

J.Y. Poelman, A.J.F. Hoitink, S. Naqshband. Improved quantification of sediment transport in lowland rivers

G. Porcile. Supply limited fluvial dunes


T.V. de Ruijsscher, S. Naqshband, A.J.F. Hoitink. Spatial lag effects for dunes migrating over forced bars

P.C. Roos. On the crest of sandwave modelling. Achievements from the past, directions for the future


L. Scheiber, O. Lojek, J. Visscher, G. Melling. Potential drivers for primary dune growth in the Outer Jade

A. Slootman, M.J.B. Cartigny, A.J. Vellinga. Build-up-and-fill structure: The depositional signature of strongly aggradational chute-and-pool bedforms


N. Terseleer, K. Degrendele, L. Kint, M. Roche, D. Van den Eynde , V.R.M. Van Lancker. Automated estimation of seabed morphodynamic parameters


C.A. Unsworth, D.R. Parsons, C. Hackney, J. Best, S.E. Darby, J. Leyland, A.P. Nicholas, R. Aalto. Testing the state of bedform equilibrium using MBES data form the Mekong River, Cambodia


W.M. van der Sande, P.C. Roos, S.J.M.H. Hulscher. Investigating idealized modelling of estuarine sand waves

T.A.G.P. van Dijk, J. Damen, S.J.M.H. Hulscher, T. Raaijmakers, T. Roetert, J.J. Schouten. Environmental controls on the spatial variation in sand wave morphology and dynamics on the Netherlands Continental Shelf

T. van Veelen, P.C. Roos, S.J.M.H. Hulscher. On shapes and breaks: modelling the transient evolution of tidal sandbanks


L. Wang, Q. Yu, S. Gao. A combined method of 2-D submarine superposed dune morphological parameters calculation

W. de Wouter, F.J.Hernandez-Molina, F.J. Sierro Sánchez, D. Chiarella. Ancient deep-water sand dunes – case study from upper Miocene outcrops in the southern Riffian Corridor, Morocco.

X. Wu, D.R. Parsons, J.H. Baas, D. Mouazé, S. McLelland, L. Amoudry, J. Eggenhuisen, M. Cartigny, G. Ruessink . Near-bed turbulence dynamics and suspended sediment transport over mixed sand-clay substrates