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Glossary

Term Description
NAO North Atlantic Oscillation
NE Natural England
Neap tide Tides over a 14 day period with lowest tidal range between high and low water
Nearshore The zone that extends from the swash zone to the position marking the start of the offshore zone, typically at water depths of the order of 20 m.
Ness Roughly triangular promontory of land jutting into the sea, often consisting of mobile material, i.e. a beach form.
NNR National Nature Reserve
Numerical modelling Refers to analysis of coastal processes using computational models.

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Last Modified on: 19 June 2011
Printed from the Estuary Guide on 26/08/2019 04:13:08