Salt dynamics in well-mixed estuaries: importance of advection by tides

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Wei, X.; Schramkowski, G.P.; Schuttelaars, H.M.;
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    arxiv: Physics::Geophysics | Physics::Fluid Dynamics | Astrophysics::Earth and Planetary Astrophysics

Understanding salt dynamics is important to adequately model salt intrusion, baroclinic forcing, and sediment transport. In this paper, the importance of the residual salt transport due to tidal advection in well-mixed tidal estuaries is studied. The water motion is res... View more
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