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Tidal study of three Oregon estuaries

C. R. Goodwin

Tidal study of three Oregon estuaries

by C. R. Goodwin

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Published by Engineering Experiment Station, Oregon State University in Corvallis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oregon.
    • Subjects:
    • Tides -- Oregon.,
    • Estuaries -- Oregon.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby C. R. Goodwin, E. W. Emmett [and] Bard Glenne.
      SeriesOregon State University. Engineering Experiment Station. Bulletin no. 45, Bulletin (Oregon State University. Engineering Experiment Station) ;, no. 45.
      ContributionsEmmett, E. W., joint author., Glenne, Bard, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA7 .O74 no. 45
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33 l.
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4072391M
      LC Control Number79633264

      Cook Inlet in Alaska has been identified as a prime site in the U.S. for potential tidal energy development, because of its enormous tidal power potential that accounts for nearly one-third of the national total. As one important step to facilitate tidal energy development, a tidal hydrodynamic model based on the unstructured-grid, finite-volume community ocean model (FVCOM) was developed for. Although some purely hydrologic and hydraulic models (e.g., those by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hydrologic Engineering Center) might contribute to analysis of nonpoint source water quality in watersheds, only models with an explicit water quality simulation capability are described herein, and more specifically, the models must be capable of simulating nutrient loadings.

      Akins, Glenn J. and Jefferson, Carol A. Coastal wetlands of Oregon: a natural resource report. Florence, Oregon: Oregon Coastal Conservation and Development Commission; p. Abstract: This report identifies and describes the coastal wetlands of Oregon and outlines the management problems and opportunities these areas represent. Sea-Level Rise for the Coasts of California, Oregon, and Washington: Past, Present, and Future explains that sea level along the U.S. west coast is affected by a number of factors. These include: climate patterns such as the El Nino, effects from the melting of modern and ancient ice sheets, and geologic processes, such as plate tectonics.

      How history's only five-star admirals triumphed in World War II and made the United States the world's dominant sea power. Only four men in American history have been promoted to the five-star rank of Admiral of the Fleet: William Leahy, Ernest King, Chester Nimitz, and. Tidal range is the vertical difference in height between consecutive high and low waters over a tidal cycle (Figure 1). The range of the tide varies between locations and also varies over a range of time scales. Differences in tidal range are important, as they are often related to .


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