Effects of Prevailing Winds on Turbidity of a Shallow Estuary

Article, Other literature type English OPEN
Cho, Hyun Jung (2007)
  • Publisher: Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, volume 4, issue 2, pages 185-192 (issn: 1661-7827, eissn: 1660-4601)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/ijerph2007040014, pmc: PMC3728585
  • Subject: turbidity | Lake Pontchartrain | R | water level | estuary | Wind direction | Medicine | Articles

Estuarine waters are generally more turbid than lakes or marine waters due to greater algal mass and continual re-suspension of sediments. The varying effects of diurnal and seasonal prevailing winds on the turbidity condition of a wind-dominated estuary were investigat... View more