low/mid/high intertidal zone

13:29 Dec 18, 2016
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Tech/Engineering - Environment & Ecology / marine habitats
English term or phrase: low/mid/high intertidal zone
At each site, samples were taken from five quadrats of 0.5m x 0.5 m, which were placed at 10 m intervals along a 50 m transect laid at the low intertidal, mid intertidal and high intertidal zones, respectively. Top 5 cm of the substrate was collected from a 0.25 x 0.25 m subsection of each quadrat and sieved through a 500-micron sieve for macrobenthos analysis
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4zones de battage basse/milieu/haute
3étage supra/médio/infralittoral de l'estran



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zones de battage basse/milieu/haute


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étage supra/médio/infralittoral de l'estran


Intertidal zone - Wikipedia
« The intertidal zone, also known as the foreshore and seashore and sometimes referred to as the littoral zone, is the area that is above water at low tide and ... »

Estran — Wikipédia
« L'estran, zone de marnage ou zone intertidale est la partie du littoral située entre les limites extrêmes des plus hautes et des plus basses marées. Il constitue un ... »

Pour low/mid/high, cf. l’article Wikipedia qui parle d’étage « supra/médio/infralittoral »

Cf. entre autres

Définition | Étage infralittoral | Futura Planète - Futura-Sciences
« L'étage infralittoral correspond à la zone de l'estran qui est constamment immergée, sauf lors de certaines grandes marées basses de vives eaux... »

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Note added at 27 mins (2016-12-18 13:57:34 GMT)

Évidemment, lire : « infra/médio/supra » pour respecter l'ordre de la question.

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