IntertidalDescript

Coded Values

Values

Description

SW

Saltwater

The polygon is categorized as permanent Saltwater below the Intertidal Area

INT

Intertidal Area

The polygon is categorized as Intertidal Area between the mean high water mark and mean low water mark

EST

Estuary

The polygon is categorized as an estuary is a partly enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

CHK

Salt chuck

The polygon is categorized as a Salt Chuck, or near shore lake with a lens of fresh water sitting on a body of saltwater this is periodically inundated by the sea during maximum high tide events

UIT

Upper Intertidal Area

The polygon is categorized as Upper Intertidal Area occurring above the mean high water mark and below the maximum high tide mark