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Nicoletta Leonardi, Alberto Canestrelli, Tao Sun and Sergio Fagherazzi Effect of tides on mouth bar morphology and hydrodynamics Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 118

Article first published online: 5 SEP 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/jgrc.20302

Key Points

  • Tides increase on average the spreading of the flow jet at river mouths.
  • Tides create residual currents that affect the final shape of mouth bars.
  • Mouth bars in a tidally dominated river are dissected by three channels.

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