hyporheic zone

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hyporheic zone

[‚hī·pə′rē·ik ‚zōn]
(ecology)
The saturated sediment environment below a stream that exchanges water, nutrients, and fauna with surface flowing waters.
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Alteration of flow, regardless of source, can in turn influence temperatures of floodplain soil through its influence on patterns of hyporheic flow and associated advective heat-exchange (Gerecht et al.
Dynamics of hyporheic flow and heat transport across a bed-to-bank continuum in a large regulated river.
Three-dimensional vertical flow and lateral hyporheic flow in and around structures are monitored using an arrav of small air-water and oil-water manometers.