Marine and estuarine gradients — An overview

  title={Marine and estuarine gradients — An overview},
  author={D. S. Mclusky},
  journal={Netherland Journal of Aquatic Ecology},
The Proceedings of the ECSA 21 symposium on Marine and Estuarine Gradients are reviewed. It is emphasised that this is probably the first time that a full set of papers on the tidal freshwater sections of estuaries has appeared. There is however some ambiguity in the terminology applied to such waters, and a more consistent terminology is proposed. In particular the estuary is defined as reaching upstream as far as the tidal limit, irrespective of salinity. A wide variety of gradients within… CONTINUE READING
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