Articles | Volume 10, issue 2
Earth Surf. Dynam., 10, 279–300, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-10-279-2022
Earth Surf. Dynam., 10, 279–300, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-10-279-2022
Research article
31 Mar 2022
Research article | 31 Mar 2022

Signal response of the Swiss plate geophone monitoring system impacted by bedload particles with different transport modes

Zheng Chen et al.

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Bedload flux quantification remains challenging in river dynamics due to variable transport modes. We used a passive monitoring device to record the acoustic signals generated by the impacts of bedload particles with different transport modes, and established the relationship between the triggered signals and bedload characteristics. The findings of this study could improve our understanding of the monitoring system and bedload transport process, and contribute to bedload size classification.