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Reverse Estuarine Flow (Hydroform Type)

Component: Hydroform

Unique Identifier: 661

Hydroform Class Current
Hydroform Residual Current
Hydroform Type Reverse Estuarine Flow

Definition An estuarine circulation where evaporation greatly exceeds freshwater input, as in hot dry climes, salinity is concentrated within the estuarine basin. This results in a salinity maximum in the estuary that can far exceed seawater salinity.