What is it about?
Adopting new paradigms in scientific research may markedly improve the scientific understanding of bed form dynamics. We highlight the challenges and opportunities it poses, and present the guidelines to tackle the technical challenges ahead (e.g., setting engineered data sharing standards to build a global bed form data set.) We also describe the potential to develop bed form data analysis software through collaborative effort on, for example, the Bedforms-ATM freely accessible software platform, which allows for analyzing the variability and dimensionality of bed form fields
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Why is it important?
Similar goals were achieved through collaborative effort from other scientific communities (e.g., astronomers, ecologists, turbulence-focused researchers), which resulted in important scientific advancements
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This page is a summary of: Towards adopting open and data‐driven science practices in bed form dynamics research, and some steps to this end, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, February 2020, Wiley,
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Conference version of the paper
Please take a look to the conference version of the paper in the proceedings of MARID 2019
Bed forms ATM, a freely accessible software to analyze the variability and dimensionality of bed form fields
Open access article that describes the technical capabilities of Bedforms-ATM
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