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P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
The periodic rising and falling of the Earth's oceans and atmosphere. It results from the gravitational forces of the moon and sun acting upon the rotating Earth. The disturbance actually propagates as a wave through the atmosphere and along the surface of the waters of the Earth.
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NASA Thesaurus
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atmospheric tides
Earth tides
neap tides
oceanic tides
tidal currents
tidal oscillations
tidal waves
Broader Term
Earth system science
Related Term
littoral zone
water currents
water waves
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