Multiple Tide Staff

Science / Tides and Currents / Multiple Tide Staff: A succession of tide staffs on a sloping shore so placed that the vertical graduations on the several staffs will form a continuous scale referred to the same datum.

Other Words for Staff

Staff Noun Synonyms: stick, pole, standard, baton, rod, pikestaff, pike, stake, cane, stave, shaft, alpenstock, shillelagh, club, truncheon, mace, crook, crozier, sceptre, wand, caduceus
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Red Tides

Science / Biology / Red Tides: Phenomenon associated with population explosions (blooms) of certain types of dinoflagellates; red structures inside the dinoflagellates cause the water to have a reddish color. MORE

Reduction Of Tides

Science / Tides and Currents / Reduction Of Tides: A processing of observed tide or tidal current data to obtain mean values for tidal or tidal current constants. MORE

Red Tide (Water)

Science / Tides and Currents / Red Tide (Water): The term applied to toxic algal blooms caused by several genera of din flagellates (Gymnodinium and Gonyaulax) which turn the sea red and are frequently associated with a deterioration in water qualit MORE

Red Tide

Science / Marine Biology / Red Tide: A dense outburst of phytoplankton (usually dinoflagellates) often coloring water red brown MORE

Radiational Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Radiational Tide: Periodic variations in sea level primarily related to meteorological changes such as the semi daily (solar) cycle in barometric pressure, daily (solar) land and sea breezes, and seasonal (annual) chan MORE

Range Of Tide

Science / Tides and Currents / Range Of Tide: The difference in height between consecutive high and low waters. The mean range is the difference in height between mean high water and mean low water. The great diurnal range or diurnal range is the MORE

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