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OS | Articles | Volume 15, issue 2
Ocean Sci., 15, 307–319, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-307-2019
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Special issue: Coastal modelling and uncertainties based on CMEMS products

Ocean Sci., 15, 307–319, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-307-2019
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Research article 26 Mar 2019

Research article | 26 Mar 2019

Characterization of bottom sediment resuspension events observed in a micro-tidal bay

Manel Grifoll et al.

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In this paper we investigate the origin of the variability in near-bottom turbidity observations in Alfacs Bay (in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea). The observations of turbidity peaks are consistent with the seiche phenomenon. We suggest that the sequence of resuspension events plays an important role in the suspended sediment concentration, meaning that previous sediment resuspension events may influence the increase in suspended sediment in subsequent events.
In this paper we investigate the origin of the variability in near-bottom turbidity...
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