estuarine estuarine

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or found in estuaries

Usage(s):

  1. The estuarine environment also changes when the balance of freshwater and salt water is disturbed.
  2. In similar fashion, estuarine wetlands and mangrove forests help shield human settlements from the storm surges that accompany tropical cyclones and hurricanes.
  3. It shot out of Batam's port at a velocity unimagined in Marco Polo's time, then ploughed through muddy estuarine waters toward Sumatra.

News

  1. State purchases 296 acres in Stockport, Stuyvesant

    New York has acquired 296 acres in Stockport and Stuyvesant to protect the Little Nutten Hook property and add it to the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Daily Mail

  2. Game fish bill goes belly up in House

    A bill that would have effectively taken the red drum, spotted sea trout and estuarine striped bass out of the hands of commercial fishermen appears dead in the state House.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Jacksonville Daily News

Quotes

  1. "NOAA has been pleased to support the implementation of the Coastal and Estuarine Land Conservation Program since its creation by Congress in 2002," said David Kennedy, Director of the Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. "The...
    on Nov 19, 2007 By: David Kennedy Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. "The park will be tailored to the strengths of the Wild Coast and will deviate from the standard Big Five concept. We will forge a unique combination of wildlife viewing, beaches, marine and estuarine escapes in close conjunction with African...
    on Sep 1, 2005 By: Marthinus van Schalkwyk Source: Dispatch Online

  3. "I look forward to coming back to Superior after the management plan is complete and dedicating the newest National Estuarine Research Reserve," Doyle said.
    on May 30, 2008 By: Jim Doyle Source: Superior Telegram

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