Difference between revisions of "Nearshore zone"

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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 nearshore currents. The nearshore zone extends somewhat further seawards than the littoral zone.
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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 nearshore 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 09:12, 15 February 2007

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 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


References

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