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|definition= The zone extending seaward from the low water line well beyond the breaker-zone; it defines the area influenced by the [[longshore current|nearshore or longshore currents]]. The nearshore zone extends somewhat further seawards than the littoral zone<ref name="Karsten">Mangor, Karsten. 2004. “Shoreline Management Guidelines”. DHI Water and Environment, 294pp.</ref>.
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|definition= The zone extending seaward from the low water line well beyond th[[e breaker zone]]; it defines the area influenced by the [[longshore current|nearshore or longshore currents]]. The nearshore zone extends somewhat further seawards than the littoral zone<ref name="Karsten">Mangor, Karsten. 2004. “Shoreline Management Guidelines”. DHI Water and Environment, 294pp.</ref>.
 
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Revision as of 09:22, 21 September 2008

Definition of Nearshore zone:
The zone extending seaward from the low water line well beyond the breaker zone; it defines the area influenced by the nearshore or longshore currents. The nearshore zone extends somewhat further seawards than the littoral zone[1].
This is the common definition for Nearshore zone, other definitions can be discussed in the article

See also

References

  1. Mangor, Karsten. 2004. “Shoreline Management Guidelines”. DHI Water and Environment, 294pp.