tide cycle

tide cycle

[′tīd ‚sī·kəl]
(oceanography)
A period which includes a complete set of tide conditions or characteristics, such as a tidal day or a lunar month. Also known as tidal cycle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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It was a genius plan but the practicalities of installing 280 deerposts, 79 of them tipped white to represent the survivors, within the six-hour tide cycle, and lighting the structure underwater so it could be seen at night, was slightly beyond us.
Weak or aperiodic larval release rhythms in the early reproductive season were also reported for decapods releasing larvae in a neap tide cycle (Paula 1989, Queiroga et al.
This study revealed that the use of intertidal mudflat area by shorebirds was influenced by tide cycle. Shorebird's abundance was the highest during low tide compared to high tide.
Some tour guides are not familiar with the tide cycle that is why they find it difficult to compute water levels.
Depending on the tide cycle, you may have multiple surfaces to choose from.
In Eagle Bay, during the ice-free months the belugas seem to move and behave in a fairly predictable pattern relative to the tide cycle, though these conclusions have been based solely on anecdotal evidence collected from 2007 to 2011 in conjunction with the beluga monitoring project around Eagle River Flats.
"It's a tide cycle show," says Alba Brice, vice president of Brice Companies.
Probably the most used item was the tide app on the iPhone, which showed us precisely where we stood in the tide cycle. Because many of the low tides were lower than mean low tide, we avoided falling tides and did most of our fishing and running on the rising tide, just in case we got grounded.
'The cockle puts on a layer every tide cycle, allowing extremely detailed records to exist in its shell.'
The Spring Tide cycle has a period of 14.77 days, and the perigean cycle one of 27.56 days.
stylirostris postlarval stage we conducted a sampled survey every 14 days in 1993, 1994 and 1997, plus an intensive sampling during a complete tide cycle in July 1995 and 1996.