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10:14 Mar 21, 2007
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Tech/Engineering - Petroleum Eng/Sci / coring
English term or phrase: tidal elevation vs tidal height
can these two expressions be used interchangeably? or do they have a different meaning. I was looking for a definition of both but could not find it

thanks!
Elena Ghetti
Italy
Local time: 03:14
English translation:here are definitions - compare them
Explanation:
Tidal height: the height of the tide on the shore above or below a fixed level, can be measured with a stadia rod and eyepiece
http://limpets.noaa.gov/naturalHistory/glossary/welcome.html

Tidal elevation: the height of a tide with respect to afixed point (datum) on land
http://science.calwater.ca.gov/pdf/man_cues/man_cues_wetland...
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here are definitions - compare them


Explanation:
Tidal height: the height of the tide on the shore above or below a fixed level, can be measured with a stadia rod and eyepiece
http://limpets.noaa.gov/naturalHistory/glossary/welcome.html

Tidal elevation: the height of a tide with respect to afixed point (datum) on land
http://science.calwater.ca.gov/pdf/man_cues/man_cues_wetland...

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