tidal range


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tidal range

[′tīd·əl ′rānj]
(oceanography)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Further events, looking at the River Dee tidal range, will be announced soon.
Its funnel shape helps give it the second highest tidal range globally.
Merseyside has the second highest tidal range in the country so parents must be aware of the tidal times
And that is where Wales has a natural advantage - the tidal range along the west coast of Britain is amongst the highest in the world and this can create a 14ft-high difference in water between the outside and inside of the lagoon.
Huge opening for tidal energy JILL Evans MEP is right (Nov 8) that by whole-heartedly embracing a two-way 'naturalised flow' tidal range (lagoon/ impoundment) agenda Wales could, indeed should, put herself centre-stage.
The team of experts travel to the south coast of Wales, which has the world's second highest tidal range.
Regarding renewables, every fifteen year old will know we are surrounded by the sea, with the Bristol Channel having the second highest tidal range on the planet.
This a prize worth fighting for because a tidal power ecosystem would generate a triple dividend - renewable energy, a tidal range industry and a new R&D sector dedicated to sustainable development.
Talk of harnessing the Severn Estuary's tidal range has been raging for decades - in fact since the 1920s.