Seasonal variations in SPM and floc characteristics in a hypertidal estuary

Seasonal variations in SPM and floc characteristics in a hypertidal estuary.
Todd, D.and Souza, A. and Jago, C.
In: INTERCOH 2015 (13th International Conference on Cohesive Sediment Transport Processes), 7-11 September 2015, Leuven, Belgium. (2015)

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Abstract:The Dee Estuary is a hypertidal coastal plain estuary, formed by the flooding of the river valley cut by the River Dee during the last major glaciation. One of three major estuaries emptying into Liverpool Bay along with the Ribble and Mersey it is located at the junction of north-east Wales and north-west England, on the eastern side of the Irish Sea. The physical characteristics of the Dee make it an ideal location for studying turbulence-sediment interactions and flocculation: It has a large tidal prism, high tidal range, and abundant cohesive sediment.
Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects:Maritime > General
Maritime > Estuary management
ID Code:1254
Deposited On:10 Sep 2015 16:04
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 13:45

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