1 edition of Estuaries of the Cape. found in the catalog.
Estuaries of the Cape.
by Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, National Research Institute for Oceanology in Stellenbosch, South Africa
Written in English
|Series||CSIR research report -- 380, etc.|
|Contributions||Heydorn, A. E. F., Tinley, K. L., National Research Institute for Oceanology (South Africa), National Research Institute for Oceanology (South Africa). Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit., South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. Division of Earth, Marine, and Atmospheric Science and Technology. Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 pts. :|
|ISBN 10||0798818123, 0798818131|
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[A E F Heydorn; K L Tinley; National Research Institute for Oceanology (South Africa); National Research Institute for Oceanology (South Africa). Estuarine and Coastal Research Unit.; South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
Division of Earth, Marine, and Atmospheric Science and Technology. Estuaries of the Cape (CSIR research report) Unknown Binding – January 1, by A. F Heydorn (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.
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ecosystems. There are also numerous small coastal stream inlets (micro-estuaries?) linked to the sea, especially along the Eastern Cape coast, which may or may not have estuarine attributes. These inlets, mostly unnamed, are included in Table 2 and require further study in order to determine whether they function as estuaries or Size: 2MB.
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