tidal channel

tidal channel

[′tīd·əl ′chan·əl]
(oceanography)
A major channel followed by tidal currents, extending from the ocean into a tidal marsh or tidal flat.
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The scope of work includes clearing and grubbing, dredging, replenishing beach sand dredge material, enhancing tidal channel, and constructing transitional wetland areas and a nesting site.
Lithofacies associated with microtidal environments are tidal channel sand, sand-dominated heterolithic mud and mud-dominated heterolithic sand deposits.
We trawled during the day to characterize the fish assemblage in the shallows (Penaluna 2006), and we set gill nets overnight in Eelgrass locations parallel to the adjacent tidal channel to document nocturnal movements of larger fishes.
The project works include construction of a bridge/causeway over the tidal channel that drains the area between the reclamation area and the New Port area.
He identified four events in the Caballos Formation deposition, the lower unit consisting of fluvial deposits with lower tidal influence (see at right of Figure 6), which grades toward estuarine deposits formed in tidal channels and tidal flats overlain by tidal channel deposits, which are eventually were eroded and overlying by deposits of mouth bar.
Kolleru still maintains its connection with the Bay of Bengal through a 60 km long, intricately meandering tidal channel called Upputeru.
2006) determined that complexity of tidal channel within China Camp Marsh, particularly presence of low-order and high-order channel systems, influenced species composition, abundance of fish, and diets of fish.
Millions of cubic meters of sand and silt would need sucking or carving out of the present tidal channel every month to keep it clear.
If the bottom of the tidal channel is at elevation F, and a velocity head h is required to move water at a certain speed v, over the flat, then the depth D, in the channel is: