This site features two animations that are helpful for understanding the distribution of tides in space and time and their relationship to the phases of the moon. The utility of these animated maps is explained by Wesleyan University geologist Susan O'Connell in a short video introduction. The two animated simulations show color-coded water depths for Long Island Sound and the Connecticut River and the location of high and low tides during specific phases of the moon, as well as bathymetric profiles and geographical locations for reference.
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