Building the Turbidity Maximum in the Hudson River Estuary
Marine Sciences Research Center
Bokuniewicz, Henry J. (Henry Joseph)
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SubjectMarine Sciences.; Atmospheric Sciences.; Northern European coast.; Hudson River Estuary.; Turbidity maxima.; Estuarine Circulation.; Halocline.
from the introduction, ". . .In this paper, we will discuss the turbidity structures in the Hudson River estuary and propose a new mechanism for the genesis of turbidity maxima. It appears that one turbidity maximum in the Hudson River estuary is caused by tidally modulated and bathyrnetrically controlled incursion of salt-water fronts. A second maximum appears at the head of salt."