Estuary types

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A geomorphologically-based typology of ten estuary types is described. The estuary types are: Fjord, fjard, ria, coastal plain, bar-built, barrier beach, linear shore, embayment and delta.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Wetland Book I
Subtitle of host publicationStructure and function, management, and methods
EditorsC. Max Finlayson, Mark Everard, Kenneth Irvine, Robert J. McInnes, Beth A. Middleton, Anne A. van Dam, Nick C. Davidson
Place of PublicationThe Netherlands
PublisherSpringer Netherlands
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9789048196593
ISBN (Print)9789400714717, 9789048134939
Publication statusPublished - 16 May 2018


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