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Jacobs, W. (author)
When a river discharges into the sea it forms a river plume. The main property of these plumes is their buoyancy; fresh water discharged by rivers is less dense than the receiving, saline waters. Due to the rotation of the Earth, these plumes tend to turn to the right in the Northern Hemisphere after entering the sea. Previous studies...
master thesis 2004