State of the Salish Sea, Salish Sea, estuary, ecosystem, estuarine circulation, estuarine flow
The Salish Sea is an estuarine ecosystem. Freshwater from land drainages mixes with the waters of the Pacific Ocean and results in water with a measurable, although sometimes small amount of freshwater. The Salish Sea is among the preeminent estuaries of North America. Estuarine circulation and flow are central to the high biological productivity in the Salish Sea.
State of the Salish Sea
Salish Sea Institute
Webber, B. (2021). The Salish Sea Estuary System. In K.L. Sobocinski, State of the Salish Sea. Salish Sea Institute, Western Washington University. http://doi.org/10.25710/vfhb-3a69
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