publication . Article . 1988

Physicochemical and biological cycles in a tide dominated, nitrogen-polluted temperate estuary

Wafar, M.V.M.; Le Corre, P.; Birrien, J.L.;
  • Published: 01 Jan 1988
Spatio-temporal variations in the physicochemical and biological parameters in the Morlaix estuary on the Brittany coast of France were studied. Hydrographically, the estuary can be classified into 3 segments: the upper estuary where stratification always persists, the lower estuary where vertical homogeneity is permanent, and a middle estuary where there is a regular oscillation of stratification and homogeneity during every tidal cycle, stratification being associated with slack waters and homogeneity, with ebb and flood. Nitrogen pollution in the estuary is very intense.
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