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Table 6 Comparison between previous estimates and CTL of continental-scale suspended sediment flow [Bt/a]

From: Development of a global sediment dynamics model

  MF11 Syvitski et al. (2005) Holeman (1968) CTL
North America 1.9 1.9 1.8 0.3
South America 2.3 2.5 1.1 1.1
Africa 1.5 0.8 0.5 0.4
Europe 0.85 0.7 0.4 0.1
Asia 12.55 6.8 14.5 1.9
Total 19.1 12.6 18.2 3.9
Total (excluding Asia) 6.55 5.8 3.7 2.0