Coastal Systems: Estuaries 1
In the field with Simon Haslett, Professor of Physical Geography at the University of Wales, Newport, and author of Coastal Systems (2008, Routledge). Topics: Ria, mudflats, human interference, estuarine classification, salt-balance principle, water density, diffusion, advection, salinity profiles, stratified estuary, salt wedge estuary, bedload transport, buoyant plume, partially-mixed estuary, turbidity maximum, well-mixed estuary, macrotidal, tidal currents, homogenous estuary, estuarine sedimentology, non-turbid, turbid, flocculation, slack water, tidal scouring. Location: Anse de Penfoulic (Finistere, France). Latitude/longitude (for Google Earth): 47°53'49.06"N, 3°59'30.67"W. Further reading: S. K. Haslett (2008) Coastal Systems (2nd edition), Routledge: New York and London (see Section 3.5) (available from bookstores and www.routledge.com). Camera operator: Dr David Simm (Bath Spa University).