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PREFERRED TERM
mud flat setting  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • A relatively level area of fine grained material (e.g. silt) along a shore (as in a sheltered estuary or chenier-plain) or around an island, alternately covered and uncovered by the tide or covered by shallow water, and barren of vegetation. Includes most tidal flats, but lacks denotation of tidal influence.
DESCRIPTION
  • A relatively level area of fine grained material (e.g. silt) along a shore (as in a sheltered estuary or chenier-plain) or around an island, alternately covered and uncovered by the tide or covered by shallow water, and barren of vegetation. Includes most tidal flats, but lacks denotation of tidal influence.
IDENTIFIER
  • mudFlatSetting
TITLE
  • mud flat setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/mudFlatSetting
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Event Environment