nearshore circulation

nearshore circulation

[′nir‚shȯr ‚sər·kyə′lā·shən]
(oceanography)
Ocean circulation consisting of both the nearshore currents and the coastal currents.
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Subsequent sections address how modern geoscience can contribute to military operations, with discussion of deserts, the hydrogeologic character of physiographic provinces in Afghanistan and the impact of sustainable, high-quality water supplies, the importance of understanding the source regions of soluble salt-rich desert dust, and aspects of military environmental stewardship, including how military installations have become biological reserves; military land management challenges in the southwest US; drylands in the western US; the nature of biological soil crusts in the desert; how nearshore bathymetry, wave and nearshore circulation, and underlying geology can be used to identify localized erosional hotspots; and whether wilderness exists on military lands.
of Rhode Island) has collected papers from experts in the field of estuarine and coastal modeling to address such topics as shelf sea modeling, finite-volume methods, nearshore circulation and dispersion, storm surge and coastal inundation, sediment transport and trajectory modeling.