Accession Number : ADA311177

Title :   Conference Support - Physics of Estuaries and Coastal Seas.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Aug-31 Dec 94,

Corporate Author : WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION MA

Personal Author(s) : Aubrey, David G.

PDF Url : ADA311177

Report Date : 11 JUL 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 213

Abstract : Partial contents include: (1) Interaction Between Tidally Driven Eddy and Stratification; (2) Convergence and Divergence Over Topographic Obstacles in a Stratified Estuary; (3) The Influence of the Springs-Neaps Tidal Cycle on the Position of Shelf Sea Fronts; (4) On Effects of Buoyancy on Estuarine Circulation and Sediment Transport; (5) The Effects of Hyperpycnal Water on Tidal Exchanges; (6) Tidal Interaction with Buoyancy-Driven Flow in a Coastal Plain Estuary; (7) Convergence, Divergence and Vertical Velocity Around Coastal Fronts; (8) The Influence of Buoyancy on the Dynamics of Well-Mixed Estuaries; (9) Observations of Near-Surface Currents and Hydrography in the Connecticut River Plume with the SCUD Array; (10) Tidal Pumping of Salt in a Moderately Stratified Estuary; (11) Lagrangian Mean Descriptions of Long-Term Estuarine Mass Transport; (12) Effects of Changing Bathymetry on the Dynamics and Ocean Exchange of a Mediterranean Estuary; (13) Seasonal Occurrences of Hypersalinity and Inverse Structures in Low-Inflow Estuaries; (14) Characterization of Fine-Grained Sedimentation in Elongated Basins by Settling Velocity/Densimetric Velocity Ratio; (15) Effects of Coastal Topography an the Dispersion of Heavy Particles in Weak Tides; (16) Modeling Fluxes of Suspended Sediments: Development Based on recent Availability of Continuous Measurements of Combined Profiles of Currents and Suspended Sediments; (17) The Bottom Boundary Condition for Suspended Sediment Deposition; (18) Generation of High Turbidity Layers in the Seto Inland Sea; (19) Circulation Pattern on the Coastal Zone Offshore Perth, Western Australia: Observations and Numerical Modeling; and (20) Modeling of the River Run-Off Freshening Effect During Spring Flood on the Northwest Black Sea Shelf.

Descriptors :   *SEDIMENT TRANSPORT, *TIDAL CURRENTS, *ESTUARIES, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, SYMPOSIA, COASTAL REGIONS, OCEAN CURRENTS, OCEAN SURFACE, BOUNDARY LAYER, TURBULENCE, EDDIES(FLUID MECHANICS), CONTINENTAL SHELVES, BATHYMETRY, SUSPENDED SEDIMENTS, SEASONAL VARIATIONS, MASS TRANSFER, ECOSYSTEMS, PLUMES, COASTAL ENGINEERING, SALINITY, HYDROGRAPHY, STRATIFICATION, OCEAN MODELS, HYDRODYNAMICS, DIURNAL VARIATIONS, FRONTS(OCEANOGRAPHY), OCEAN BASINS, BUOYANCY, OCEAN TIDES, BAYS, TURBIDITY, BLACK SEA, CONNECTICUT RIVER.

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE