Gulf of Riga

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an inlet of the Baltic Sea between Latvia and Estonia

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Field data were collected from the northeastern Gulf of Riga, mainly from Parnu Bay, between 1957 and 2013.
Most interestingly, the measurements at Sorve demonstrate the frequent presence of an unusual situation when the air-sea temperature difference is reversed and possibly strongly affected by the wind systems of the Gulf of Riga and Baltic Proper.
The quality of water and quantity of nutrients in Parnu Bay depend on the inflow of fresh water from rivers and on the intrusion of water from the Gulf of Riga due to changes in wind direction and water level.
The quality of the Gulf of Riga and Lake Peipsi gravity data was checked by ice measurements during 2008-2010 (Fig.
The Baltic Sea ice season 2002/2003 started already in early November with rapid ice formation in the northern Bothnian Bay, in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland and in the coastal areas of the Gulf of Riga.
But while there are great investment opportunities in the capital, most buyers are looking to hotspots in the west such as Parnu on the Gulf of Riga.
These include simplified rules insisting BACOMA trawls allowing young fish to escape are used for any Baltic cod fishing and special restrictions for the Gulf of Riga, deemed environmentally sensitive.
The anorogenic rock bodies in the Estonian crystalline basement include the huge composite Riga batholith (250 km x 230 km in subsurface area under the Gulf of Riga and Kurzeme Peninsula in NW Latvia), as well as at least five minor granitoid stocks (Naissaare, Marjamaa and its Kloostri satellite, Taebla, Neeme, and Ereda) in northern Estonia and the quartz monzodioritic Abja stock in southwestern Estonia (Fig.
from Brunskar in the Archipelago Sea (A-AS), Tvarminne (H-Tva), Bay of Muuga on the northern Estonian coast of the Gulf of Finland (Muu), the Roja area of the Latvian Gulf of Riga (R-GR), and the German Kiel Fjord at the southern Baltic coast (KF);
The coastline of the Baltic Proper and the Gulf of Finland (about 950 km) is divided into 154 sections and the nearshore of the Gulf of Riga (about 450 km) into 68 sections.
In the northeastern Baltic region there are a number of sediment sequences (Peski, Pohja-Uhtju, Juminda, Prangli, Kihnu, Core 21 in the Gulf of Riga, Satiki, Plasumi, Grini) where, according to current knowledge (Cheremisinova 1961; Kajak 1961; Liivrand 1991, 2007; Kalnina 2001; Miettinen et al.