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Tidal Waves of an Estuarine Creek

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Published by Harman Publishing House,India .
Written in English


  • India,
  • Works by individual poets: from c 1900 -

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Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9082961M
ISBN 108185151520
ISBN 109788185151526

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The book is written for researchers and students in physical oceanography and estuarine engineering, and serves as a valuable reference and source of ideas for professional research, engineering and management communities concerned with by: In one spate, during which 80 mm of rain fell in less than one day, t of sediment was sourced from landward of the tidal creek, and a maximum of 33% of this was exported to the wider estuary. 1 Introduction. Ocean tides with equal durations of the rise and fall are strongly distorted as they propagate into estuarine systems. The difference in flood/ebb durations inside the estuary is known as tidal asymmetry [Boon and Byrne, ; Dronkers, ].This phenomenon can be attributed to the nonlinear effects of tidal interaction with local by:   Estuarine environments, as dynamic low-lying transition zones between rivers and the open sea, are vulnerable to sea level rise (SLR). To evaluate the potential impacts of SLR on estuarine responses, it is necessary to examine the altered tidal dynamics, including changes in tidal amplification, dampening, reflection (resonance), and deformation.

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