Daily Estuary

Science / Marine Biology / Daily Estuary: An estuary in which tidal movements cause substantial changes in salinity at any one location on a daily basis

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Daily Adjective Synonyms: ordinary, common, commonplace, everyday, routine, regular
Daily Noun Synonyms: diurnal, circadian, everyday, quotidian
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Moderately Stratified Estuary

Science / Marine Biology / Moderately Stratified Estuary: An estuary in which seaward flow of surface low-salinity water and moderate vertical mixing result in a modest vertical salinity gradient MORE

Highly Stratified Estuary

Science / Marine Biology / Highly Stratified Estuary: An estuary having a distinct surface layer of fresh or very-low-salinity water, capping a deeper layer of higher salinity, more oceanic water MORE

Estuary

Business / Agriculture / Estuary: Regions of interaction between rivers and near-shore ocean waters, where tidal action and river flow mix fresh and salt water. Such areas include bays, mouths of rivers, salt marshes, and lagoons. The MORE

National Estuary Program

Business / Agriculture / National Estuary Program: A program established under the Clean Water Act Amendments of 1987 to develop and implement conservation and management plans for protecting estuaries and restoring and maintaining their chemical, phy MORE

Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA)

Health / Fitness / Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA): Recommended portion of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals that should be included in the daily diet. It helps to maintain health and prevent disease. MORE

Vertically Homogeneous Estuary

Science / Marine Biology / Vertically Homogeneous Estuary: An estuary in which, at any given location, wind or tidal mixing homogenizes salinity throughout the water column MORE

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