Flume experiments help to understand mechanics of flows.

Flume experiments help to understand mechanics of flows....

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To better understand the physics of debris flows and to make more accurate hazards forecasts in the natural environment, scientists perform controlled experiments at the large-scale USGS debris flow flume facility. The 100 m (330 ft) long flume is used to develop and test physical models of debris flows and to develop improved technologies for mitigating the destructive effects of debris flows.

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