Ecology, Environment and Conservation Business
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Research from J.A. Bearman and co-authors provides new data about coastal research
May 8th, 2010
According to recent research from the United States, "Spatial trends in the shape of profiles of South San Francisco Bay (SSFB) tidal flats are examined using bathymetric and lidar data collected in 2004 and 2005. Eigenfunction analysis reveals a dominant mode of morphologic variability related to the degree of convexity or concavity in the cross-shore profile indicative of (i) depositional, tidally dominant or (ii) erosional, wave impacted conditions."
"Two contrasting areas of characteristic shape north or south of a constriction in estuary width located near the Dumbarton Bridge are recognized. This pattern of increasing or decreasing convexity in the inner or outer...
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Source: Ecology, Environment and Conservation Business (2010-05-08)