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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Ocean Sci., 13, 465-482, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/os-13-465-2017
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Research article
15 Jun 2017
Small river plumes off the northeastern coast of the Black Sea under average climatic and flooding discharge conditions Alexander Osadchiev and Evgeniya Korshenko
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This study shows how intense rainfall at the steep and narrow catchment area of the northeastern part of the Black Sea can cause flash-flooding events and significantly influence coastal water quality. They change the point-source spread of continental discharge, dominated by several large rivers, to the line-source discharge from numerous small rivers located along the coast and induce intense alongshore transport of suspended and dissolved constituents discharged with river waters.
This study shows how intense rainfall at the steep and narrow catchment area of the northeastern...
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