shore effect

shore effect

[′shȯr i‚fekt]
(electromagnetism)
Bending of waves toward the shoreline when traveling over water near a shoreline, due to the slightly greater velocity of radio waves over water than over land; this effect causes eors in radio-direction-finder indications.
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Clearly this is the Geordie Shore effect in action.
5] respectively) and no significant distance to shore effects.
This assertion is supported by our data and modeling results: very few seals were detected in these areas during the aerial survey, and the NBGLM suggested a strong avoidance of ice-fisherman areas, even controlling for distance to shore effects.