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estuaries
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
A water body having an open, natural connection with the sea and within which the sea water is measurably diluted by freshwater runoff.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/38226.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/38226
Broader Term
water resources
Related Term
brackish water
estuarine fish
estuarine sediments
fjord inlets
inland waterways
river plume
surface water
waterways
Spanish
estuarios
Term Number
38226