A study of the probable movement and mixing of contaminants in a tidal estuary

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dc.contributor.author DineshKumar, P.K.
dc.contributor.author Sarma, R.V.
dc.date.accessioned 1999-12-11T10:01:57Z
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-30T01:29:52Z
dc.date.available 1999-12-11T10:01:57Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-30T01:29:52Z
dc.date.issued 1989
dc.identifier.citation Indian Journal of Environmental Protection, vol.9(11); 1989; 834-839
dc.identifier.issn 0253-7141
dc.identifier.uri http://drs.nio.org/drs/handle/2264/7139
dc.description.abstract The probable movement and mixing of contaminants within and through the Amba river estuary, a tidal estuary along the westcoast of India are studied Neutrally buoyant bipelane drogues, floats and dye were tracked at different stages of the tide for the qualitative assessment of the flow pattern and possible behaviour of the contaminants released in the estuary The studies have shown that contaminants if released in the inner estuary tend to accumulate in the upstream and would not be flushed out effectively The region downstream of Dharamtar experienced larger tidal displacements with wider float trajectories revealing better dispersion and transport over a larger area
dc.language en
dc.publisher Scientific Publishers
dc.relation.ispartof Indian J Environ Prot
dc.subject Aquatic Pollution
dc.subject.other pollutants
dc.subject.other flushing
dc.subject.other flushing time
dc.subject.other residence time
dc.subject.other estuarine dynamics
dc.subject.other mixing processes
dc.subject.other water mixing
dc.subject.other ISW, India, Maharashtra, Amba River Estuary
dc.title A study of the probable movement and mixing of contaminants in a tidal estuary
dc.type Journal Article
dc.affiliation.author CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography, Bombay, Maharastra, India


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