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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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.