Nepheloid Layer Dynamics in Coastal Waters of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Wolanski, Eric, Marshall, Katie, and Spagnol, Simon (2003) Nepheloid Layer Dynamics in Coastal Waters of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Journal of Coastal Research, 19 (3). pp. 748-752.
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Field studies were undertaken of nepheloid layer dynamics in the coastal waters of the Great Barrier Reef near Cairns during the dry season in November 2001. A nepheloid layer was formed in calm weather along the coast and was advected offshore in bursts as a bottom-tagging layer; spreading both longshore and offshore with prevailing oceanic currents and its sediment induced baroclinic currents.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||advection, baroclinic currents, cross shelf currents, carbonate sediments, sediment plume|
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