Articles | Volume 7, issue 1
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 97–106, 2019
Earth Surf. Dynam., 7, 97–106, 2019

Short communication 24 Jan 2019

Short communication | 24 Jan 2019

Short communication: Challenges and applications of structure-from-motion photogrammetry in a physical model of a braided river

Pauline Leduc et al.

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Short summary
This paper presents applications of structure-from-motion photogrammetry in a physical model of a braided river used to quantify morphology change and provide estimates of water depth, as well as image analysis for mapping bed surface texture.