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9.8.4: Adaptation time

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    Figure 9.37: Accretion of the Dollard (according to Eysink, 1991). In the equation in the figure the \(t\)-origin is the time after the disturbance (extension), \(A\) is the area.

    The above mentioned relationships only give an indication of the new equilibrium between morphology and hydrodynamic conditions in the case of changes. They do not give any information how the adaptation will take place and what time this will take. In general, adaptation processes show a logarithmic character, see Fig. 9.37 and Eq. 1.5.4.1 in Sect. 1.5.4.


    9.8.4: Adaptation time is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Judith Bosboom & Marcel J.F. Stive via source content that was edited to conform to the style and standards of the LibreTexts platform; a detailed edit history is available upon request.