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By Alison Rieser, Judith Spiller, David VanderZwaag

Published by means of the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Lecture Notes on Coastal and Estuarine reviews sequence, quantity 20.

This monograph represents the paintings of an interdisciplinary, bilateral learn group, with individuals from the Marine legislation Institute of the college of Southern Maine, the complicated structures examine middle of the collage of latest Hampshire, and the sea reviews Programme of Dalhousie college in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The research used to be made attainable via offers from the William H. Donner origin, Inc. of latest York and the Max Bell origin of Toronto, Canada. we're super thankful for his or her beneficiant help and exuberance for the undertaking. throughout the learn the investigators held a few workshops and conferences, permitting learn members to fulfill and alternate info between themselves and with representatives of presidency organisations, learn companies, and universities. during this demeanour extra services used to be dropped at endure on particular points of the research. of crucial conferences have been held within the fall, 1983. The Canadian-U.S. strength trade Workshop, co-sponsored by way of the Marine legislation Institute, the Northeast-Midwest Institute (Washington, D.C.), and the Canadian-American middle of the college of Maine at Orono, was once held October 24, 1983 in Portland, Maine to discover the opportunity of electrical energy imports and exports, the U.S. and Canadian regulatory frameworks controlling them, and Fundy tidal power's strength contribution to U.S. electrical energy standards. On November 20-21, 1983, the advanced platforms study middle backed a workshop at the nearby medical must handle Fundy tidal energy improvement. The agendas and lists of individuals for those conferences are awarded within the Appendices. we're thankful for the contribution made to this paintings via the workshop participants.

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11. "Ottawa Agrees to Review of Tidal Study," (Halifax) Mail-Star, April 1, 1971. 12. Ibid. 13. Bay of Fundy Tidal Review Board, Preliminary Reassessment of the Feasibility of Tidal Power in the Bay of Fundy, Report, 1974: 11. 14. , p. 385 (emphasis added). 16. , p. 387. 17. , p. 390. 18. , pp. 390-391. 19. , p. 391. of Fundy Tidal Power (Report), 1977. 21 20. , pp. 387-389. 21. , p. 393. 22. , p. 404. 23. See Tidal Power Corporation. Fundy Tidal Power: Update '82 (1982). 24. "More Funding for Tidal Power Studies," (Halifax) Chronicle Herald, May 24, 1984.

The target accuracy for the model of within 15 cm in amplitude and 5 degrees in phase with the shore-based data was satisfied. 39 Table 3. ^ For each port, the record length of the observations, on the basis of which M2 was determined is given. Name Cape Cod Lighthouse Cape Cod Canal (east) Boston Portsmouth Portland Rockland Bar Harbor East port Back Bay St. John Herring Cove Cape Enrage Grindstone Island Hopewell Cape Belliveau Village Joggins Wharf Cape Capstan West Advocate Cap D'Or Port Greville Dilligent River Cape Sharp Parrsborough Five Islands Burntcoat Head Hantsport Cape Blomidon Scots Bay Margaretsville Parkers Cove Deep Cove Centreville West Narrows Westport Mateghan Port Maitland Yarmouth Pinkney Point Abbott Harbour Seal Island Clarks Harbour Lockeport Amplitude (cm) Model Obs 116 134 134 121 133 146 155 261 254 309 406 436 472 496 555 488 413 409 434 461 488 480 505 542 564 567 503 467 386 332 309 265 223 214 203 185 168 139 133 120 109 70 108 138 133 129 134 147 160 267 260 301 425 438 468 476 492 476 422 419 432 464 481 499 519 542 553 554 532 468 388 330 299 269 218 212 203 185 160 152 130 124 112 70 Phase (deg) Obs Model 356 355 354 354 347 342 339 346 340 342 348 350 351 351 358 351 347 342 346 356 357 5 5 9 14 14 4 349 337 332 330 334 322 322 316 310 309 304 276 29b 272 243 356 355 352 349 345 340 335 338 337 340 348 348 351 353 357 352 340 347 348 353 356 359 5 14 25 15 6 350 339 333 330 329 321 322 317 313 307 304 286 288 265 243 Record Length 29 58 5 1 5 1 1 3 29 537 26 2 x 29 2 x 29 2 x 29 15 29 29 29 197 29 84 29 29 64 29 29 44 29 62 50 56 113 81 57 73 29 1 116 47 44 82 29 days days years year years year year years days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days days year days days days days days Additional support for the model was provided by the correlation of the kinetic energy and potential energy in the system and also the correlation of work (the transfer of energy to a body by the application of a force over a distance) done by the input tide and the dissipation due to friction.

If the natural period were less than the lunar tidal period, then its reduction after the emplacement of barriers would move the natural period further from the M 2 period, and resonant effects would be diminished. If, on the other hand, the natural period were greater than the lunar period, then the emplacement of barriers would move the two periods closer together, creating greater resonance and increasing tidal amplitudes. Current modeling efforts have grown from a number of studies. Initial research (Table 2) attributed the high tidal range of the region to resonance of the Bay alone with the principal lunar tide, M 2 mode.

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