Estuarine variability

Estuarine variability

1st Edition - October 15, 1986

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  • Editor: Douglas A. Wolfe
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483289380

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Estuarine Variability illustrates particular aspects of research related to estuarine variability. This book discusses geographic variability, temporal variability, process variability, spatial variability, and modeling of estuarine variability. Examples around the globe that illustrate the sources and nature of variability exhibited by estuarine systems are also described in detail. This compilation emphasizes various approaches that capture important aspects of spatial and temporal variability in models that can guide estuarine management decisions and focus further research. The differences that appear at various times within estuaries, or that exist among estuaries at any given time are likewise considered. This text is suitable for researchers and specialists conducting work in the field of estuarine research.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword



    Estuarine Variability: An Overview

    Estuarine Geographic Variability

    Variability in the Evolution of Two Adjacent Bedrock-Framed Estuaries in Maine

    Comparative Analysis of Estuaries Bordering the Yellow Sea

    Comparative Oceanography of Coastal Lagoons

    Relationships Among Physical Characteristics, Vegetation Distribution and Fisheries Yield in Gulf of Mexico Estuaries

    Temporal Variability in Estuaries

    Temporal Variability of Elevations, Currents and Salinity in a Well-Mixed Estuary

    Interannual Variability in Biogeochemistry of Partially Mixed Estuaries: Dissolved Silicate Cycles in Northern San Francisco Bay

    Convergent Fronts in the Circulation of Tidal Estuaries

    Tidal Rectification in the Peconic Bays Estuary

    Flow-Induced Variation in Transport and Deposition Pathways in the Chesapeake Bay: The Effect on Phytoplankton Dominance and Anoxia

    Effect of Watershed Modification on a Small Coastal Plain Estuary

    Diurnal Variation of Surface Phytoplankton in the Patuxent River

    Surface Sediment Stabilization-Destabilization and Suspended Sediment Cycles on an Intertidal Mudflat

    Process Variability in Estuaries

    Temporal Variability in Oxygen Metabolism of an Estuarine Shoal Sediment

    Vertical Accretion in Marshes with Varying Rates of Sea Level Rise

    Process Variability in the Gulf of Maine—A Macroestuarine Environment

    The Relation of Denitrification Potentials to Selected Physical and Chemical Factors in Sediments of Chesapeake Bay

    Temporal Variability of Salt Marsh Vegetation: The Role of Low-Salinity Gaps and Environmental Stress

    Space and Time Variability of Nutrients in the Venice Lagoon

    Spatial Variability in Estuaries

    Intermittency in Estuarine Mixing

    Abiotic Factors Influencing the Spatial and Temporal Variability of Juvenile Fish in Pamlico Sound, North Carolina

    Low-Frequency Shelf-Estuarine Exchange Processes in Mobile Bay and Other Estuarine Systems on the Northern Gulf of Mexico

    Phytoplankton Spatial Distribution in South San Francisco Bay: Mesoscale and Small-Scale Variability

    Modeling Estuarine Variability

    Modeling Spatial and Temporal Succession in the Atchafalaya/Terrebonne Marsh/Estuarine Complex in South Louisiana

    Modeling Spatial and Temporal Variability in a Salt Marsh: Sensitivity to Rates of Primary Production, Tidal Migration and Microbial Degradation

    A Model of Carbon Flow in the Spartina Anglica Marshes of the Severn Estuary, U.K.

    Chesapeake Bay Physical Model Investigations of Salinity Response to Neap-Spring Tidal Dynamics: A Descriptive Examination

    Salinity Redistributions in Deepened Estuaries

    A Screening Model Framework for Estuarine Assessment


Product details

  • No. of pages: 509
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1986
  • Published: October 15, 1986
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483289380

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Douglas A. Wolfe

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