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Lec21_Estuaries - Lecture 21 Estuaries An estuary is a...

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Lecture 21 Estuaries
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An estuary is a region where a free flowing river meets the ocean Estuarine regions are characterized by tidal reversals and brackish water (mixture of salt water and fresh waters) Mixing in estuaries is primarily caused by: Tidal Wave Wind Stresses Internal Density Variations
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