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SS21 #2 Lü et al. (2021) Direct validation of dune instability theory
https://www.pnas.org/content/118/17/e2024105118 Salutation: This study was such a perfectly elegant and rigorous linkage of mathematical theory, physical mechanism, and field validation. What was awesome? It was helpful! It was surprising! It made a key connection for me. From: Kieran Dunne, Caltech
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SS #27 Sediment availability provokes a shift from Brownian to Lévy‐like clonal expansion in a dune building grass, by Valérie C. Reijers et al.
Salutation: The paper title says it all — it’s so cool that lateral expansion of coastal dune plants is so tightly coupled to deposition. What was awesome? It was surprising! I couldn’t stop thinking about it! It’s a scientific frontier! … Continue reading
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