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Partially Mixed Domain (Hydroform Type)

Component: Hydroform

Unique Identifier: 660

Hydroform Class Current
Hydroform Residual Current
Hydroform Type Partially Mixed Domain


Description
Definition An estuarine circulation with an intermediate level of advective and tidal energy, that can disrupt the density barrier between the fresher upper and salty lower water column of an estuary, entraining water in both directions. This results in a gradient of increasing salinity from top to bottom, with no barrier to mixing.