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Descriptor English: Transition Zone
Descriptor Spanish: Zona de Transición
Descriptor Portuguese: Zona de Transição
Descriptor French: Zone de Transition
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.587.667
Scope note: An area where two opposing currents converge forming swirls, resurgences or similar conditions of turbulence, either vertical or horizontal. It may also be a zone situated between two bodies of different physical characteristics. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992)
DeCS ID: 34993
Unique ID: DDCS034993
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Transition Zone - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060857
Scope note An area where two opposing currents converge forming swirls, resurgences or similar conditions of turbulence, either vertical or horizontal. It may also be a zone situated between two bodies of different physical characteristics. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992)
Preferred term Transition Zone



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