Virginia Institute of Marine Science
This project evaluated water bodies in the Virginia coastal zone using several water quality models to calculate residence times. Results were grouped into tidal flushing categories (quickly, intermediately, and slowly flushed) that reflect a relative time frame in which a water body is flushed.
Shoreline Management, Virginia
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This research project was funded by the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program at the Department of Environmental Quality through Grant #NA06N0S4190241 of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, under the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA, or any of its subagencies.
Center for Coastal Resources Management, Virginia Institute of Marine Science., Herman, J., Shen, J., & Huang, J. (2007) Tidal Flushing Characteristics in Virginia’s Tidal Embayments. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary. https://scholarworks.wm.edu/reports/1677