Estuaries — Where the Rivers Meet the Sea

by: Alfredo L. Aretxabaleta, Gregg R. Brooks, and Nancy W. West

An estuary is a body of water partially enclosed by land that has a connection to a river or stream, and an opening to the ocean. They are places where freshwater coming from rivers and streams mixes with salty ocean water. In this Activity, you will examine a model of an estuary with distinct freshwater and saltwater layers.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 9/20/2011Stock # PB298X3_9a

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