Conceptual diagram illustrating the differentiating aspects between a coastal bay, and a larger river-valley bay, more specifically, The Chesapeake Bay.

Coastal lagoon vs. river-valley estuary

Conceptual diagram illustrating the differentiating aspects between a coastal bay, and a larger river-valley bay, more specifically, The Chesapeake Bay.

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Author(s)Jane Thomas
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2009-01-01
AlbumEcosystems > Coastal/Marine
TypeGraphic
PublicationShifting Sands: Environmental and cultural change in Maryland's Coastal Bays
Project(s)Maryland Coastal Bays Science Communication Products and Report Cards
Dimensions1000 x 1263
Filesize647 kB
Number of Downloads229
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Thomas, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)