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Descriptor English: Estuaries
Descriptor Spanish: Estuarios
Descriptor estuarios
Scope note: Masa de agua parcialmente cerrada, incluidos los hábitats costeros circundantes, donde el agua salada de los mares se mezcla con el agua dulce de los ríos o arroyos. La mezcla resultante de agua salada y agua dulce se denomina agua salobre, y su salinidad puede oscilar entre 0,5 y 35 ppt. (Traducción libre del original: http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/kits/estuaries/estuaries01_whatis.html).
Descriptor Portuguese: Estuários
Descriptor French: Estuaires
Entry term(s): Estuary
Fjord
Fjords
Tree number(s): G01.311.625.540
SP4.036.382.148.624
SP8.473.654.482.112
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D063366
Scope note: A partially enclosed body of water, and its surrounding coastal habitats, where saltwater from the ocean mixes with fresh water from rivers or streams. The resulting mixture of seawater and fresh water is called brackish water and its salinity can range from 0.5 to 35 ppt. (accessed http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/kits/estuaries/estuaries01_whatis.html)
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
HI history
SN statistics & numerical data
Public MeSH Note: 2013
History Note: 2013
Related: Estuary Pollution DeCS
DeCS ID: 32393
Unique ID: D063366
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Date Established: 2013/01/01
Date of Entry: 2012/07/03
Estuaries - Preferred
Concept UI M0573018
Scope note A partially enclosed body of water, and its surrounding coastal habitats, where saltwater from the ocean mixes with fresh water from rivers or streams. The resulting mixture of seawater and fresh water is called brackish water and its salinity can range from 0.5 to 35 ppt. (accessed http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/kits/estuaries/estuaries01_whatis.html)
Preferred term Estuaries
Entry term(s) Estuary
Fjord - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0574538
Scope note Generally bays with outlet to an OCEAN.
Preferred term Fjord
Entry term(s) Fjords



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