||Distance over which a wind acts to produce waves - also termed 'fetch length'.
||Rise in sea levels resulting in marine flooding of coastal land during the last 10,000 years.
||The process by which suspended colloidal or very fine particles coalesce and agglomerate into well-defined hydrated floccules of sufficient size to settle more rapidly.
|Flood current (flood)
||The movement of a tidal current toward the shore or up a tidal river or estuary.
||The time required to remove or reduce (to a permissible concentration) any dissolved or suspended contaminant in an estuary or harbour.
||Intertidal area below highest and above lowest tide level.
||Water that contains no salts and is therefore not saline.
Last Modified on: 19 June 2011