Accession Number : ADA526088


Title :   Concepts and Applications of Water Transport Time Scales for Coastal Inlet Systems


Corporate Author : ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER VICKSBURG MS COASTAL AND HYDRAULICS LAB


Personal Author(s) : Li, Honghai


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a526088.pdf


Report Date : Aug 2010


Pagination or Media Count : 13


Abstract : This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note (CHETN) reviews concepts describing water transport time scales ? flushing time, age, and residence time ? and illustrates their use for coastal applications. As an example, a methodology to estimate residence time is presented for a constructed wetland cell in Chesapeake Bay, MD with the output of the Coastal Modeling System (CMS) and the CMS-driven Particle Tracking Model (PTM).


Descriptors :   *COASTAL REGIONS , *WATER , *WETLANDS , *FRESH WATER , NUTRIENTS , CHESAPEAKE BAY , ESTUARIES , TRANSPORT , COASTAL ENGINEERING , FLUSHING , SALINITY , HYDRAULICS , WATER MASSES , INLETS , LARVAE , WATERBORNE , PASSIVE SYSTEMS , CELLS , ESTIMATES


Subject Categories : Geography
      Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE