TITLE

Tides

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Oceans Atlas;2007, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Information on tides from a chapter of the book "Oceans Atlas: An Interactive Ocean Adventure" is presented. It explains that ocean water is attracted by the gravity of the orbiting Moon and drawn towards the Sun, which causes rising and falling tides. It notes that the difference between high and low tide varies with the phases of the Moon and with the nature of the sea and coast. An intertidal zone is created by the rise and fall of the tide. Seaweeds and marine animals are the organisms which live on tidal shores.
ACCESSION #
43827227

 

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