Lunar–Solar Rhythmpatterns: Towards the Material Cultures of Tides

  title={Lunar–Solar Rhythmpatterns: Towards the Material Cultures of Tides},
  author={Owain Jones},
  journal={Environment and Planning A},
  pages={2285 - 2303}
  • O. Jones
  • Published 1 October 2011
  • Environmental Science
  • Environment and Planning A
The movements of the oceans, and the liminal margins of sea, land, and fresh water have profound implications for human/nonhuman life. Those movements and margins are rhythmically affected by tides which are thus a key means by which the forceful materiality of water is animated. Where salt water meets land and river mouths, ceaseless, varying, daily, monthly, and seasonal rhythms of sea level rise and fall occur. Complex patterns and rhythms of intertidal areas, currents, mixing of salt and… 

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