||Institute of Estuarine and Coastal Studies
||Areas where waves are transformed by interaction with the seabed.
||The area between the MHWS and MLWN tidal levels in a coastal region
||The zone influenced by tidal action commonly taken between some upper limit such as MHWS and a lower limit such as MLWS.
|Inverse barometer effect
||The inverse response of sea level to changes in atmospheric pressure. A static reduction of 1.005 mb in atmospheric pressure will cause a stationary rise of 1 cm in sea level.
||Animals lacking a dorsal column of vertebrae or a notochord.
||The last interglacial - A warm geological period of high sea levels about 140,000 years ago.
||Line connecting points of equal depth, a seabed contour.
Last Modified on: 19 June 2011