Artificial Mangrove

Math, modeling, water tanks, to figure out how mangrove roots work to resist storms. Via eurekalert.org.

mangrove root systems even have the ability to dissipate tidal energy through unique hydrological flows and divert the energy of water … robust network of roots that can withstand extreme environmental conditions.

modeled the complex mangrove roots as a network of circular cylinders

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Eh, there’s a video

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