Tidal Bore, Aegir, Pororoca, Mascaret. What ? Where? When? How? Why ?

Chanson, Hubert (2005) Tidal Bore, Aegir, Pororoca, Mascaret. What ? Where? When? How? Why ?. La Houille Blanche, 3: 103-114. doi:10.1051/lhb:200503014

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Author Chanson, Hubert
Title Tidal Bore, Aegir, Pororoca, Mascaret. What ? Where? When? How? Why ?
Journal name La Houille Blanche   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0018-6368
Publication date 2005-06-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1051/lhb:200503014
Issue 3
Start page 103
End page 114
Total pages 12
Place of publication Paris
Publisher Société Hydrotechnique France
Language fre
Subject 290802 Water and Sanitary Engineering
290800 Civil Engineering
Abstract Tidal bores are a hydraulic phenomenon that is often not well explained and poorly documented. Herein, the writer explains what a tidal bore is, where it occurs, since when it has been observed, how it develops and why the occurrence of a bore has a significant impact on estuarine systems. In particular it is shown that a tidal bore results from a fragile balance between tidal and fluvial conditions, the estuary shape, and the meteorological conditions. Further information is available on the Internet {http://www.uq.edu.au/~e2hchans/tid_bore.html} and (http://www.uq.edu.au/~e2hchans/mascaret.html}.
Keyword tidal bore
Aegir
Pororoca
estuary
ecological impact
Water Resources
Populations
Australia
River
Q-Index Code C1
Additional Notes Text in French only.

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