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The surprising locales where rivers are prone to jump their banks

modified ESA/Copernicus Sentinel data from 2019 shows the rivers in the Pemali delta in Indonesia.

The Pemali River delta in Indonesia. Rivers emptying into the nation’s coastal deltas are at high risk of the sudden course changes called avulsions. Credit: Sam Brooke and Vamsi Ganti

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Nature 606, 231 (2022)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-01483-8

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  1. Brook, S. et al. Science 376, 987–990 (2022).

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