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the highest point of anything conceived of as growing or developing or unfolding

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the occurrence of incoming water (between a low tide and the following high tide)

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The larvae of Zaops ostreum, Pinnotheridae and Lucifer faxoni were good indicators of flood tides, while the larval stages of Caridea (Alphaeidae and others), Paguridae, Pinnotheridae and Luciferidae, of nocturnal period.
Located in the salt marshes south of Cambridge in Dorchester County, Maryland, near Hooper Strait, this little gut flows back and forth each day with the ebb and flood tides.
The Mersey Tidal Power project would be designed so that the turbines within the barrage would generate power in two ways - from ebb tides only as well as from ebb and flood tides - and from a range of water level differences across the barrage.
The Mersey Tidal Power project would be designed so that the turbines within the barrage would generate power in two ways - from ebb tides only, as well as from ebb and flood tides - and from a range of water level differences across the barrage.
Farmers had been given seeds and fertilizers but how they can cultivate new crop when they can not receive water from canals due to their banks damaged by 18-ft high flood tides, he said.
The contrast between yesterday's still-gray skies and worrisome flood tides and the sun and warmth these next few days is all one could hope for.
From the author's daily life in a house so close to the Mississippi banks that each spring she must open her basement doors to accept the regular floods, to tongue-in-cheek accounts of river rats and towboat pilots, to tales of desperate sandbagging against unruly flood tides, river hangouts, choice waterfront taverns, and more.
This result suggests that more FIB may be entering the wetlands on flood tides than leaving during ebbs, so that these bacteria either are being destroyed, sinking into the tidal channel sediments and plant surfaces, or both.
Subsequently, postspawned females were observed swimming at the surface during nocturnal flood tides, which indicated they were undergoing flood-tide transport (FTT) for movement into and up the estuary (Tankersley et al.
The agency has been issuing warnings about strong winds, heavy rain, high waves and flood tides in Okinawa Prefecture.
For example, juvenile prawns in estuaries and post-larval prawns returning from the ocean to estuaries, can utilise tidal movements for transporting themselves to favourable nursery habitats by 'riding' ebb or flood tides.
Up-estuary migration is accomplished through flood-tide transport, in which animals ascend into the water column during flood tides and remain on or near the bottom during ebb tides.
The plant site was surrounded by marsh areas that could not be disturbed, tidal fluctuations factored into the solution, and the entire Gulf Coast is always subject to the ravages of killer hurricanes with their devastating winds and elevated flood tides.
Today, in the era of dot-coms, flood tides of VC money, and technology stocks with exorbitant PE's, the bottom line is still what really matters.
Geological Survey study, published soon after the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Sandys landfall in New Jersey October 29-30, 2012, that reveals local variations in the storms flood tides.