water exchange

water exchange

[′wȯd·ər iks‚chānj]
(oceanography)
The volume and rate of water exchange between air and a body of water in a specific location, or between several bodies of water, controlled by such factors as tides, winds, river discharge, and currents.
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Buckets were covered with lids and gentle aeration was provided by an air stone placed beneath the suspended PVC container, which facilitated water exchange across the mesh bottom (culture water in the buckets was static).
Green features include two charging stations for electric vehicles, LED lighting, water-based floor finishes, and a hot water exchange from the refrigeration system, Rice said.
California, in particular, remains concerned about copper concentrations in its marinas where large numbers of boats are located and little water exchange occurs.
The water exchange is closely related to the electrolyte exchange.
Tenders are invited for 3 hp pump set (petrol start & kerosene run) for water exchange purpose.
The late Miocene Messinian Salinity Crisis (MSC)-This extraordinary geologic event is marked by massive salt accumulation, basin desiccation, and possible major sea-level drop as a consequence of the reduced water exchange with the Atlantic Ocean.
The current study added a numerical model for calculating water exchange through the Strait of Gibraltar as a function of sea-level change, which allowed the microfossil records to be used as a sensitive recorder of global sea-level changes.
requirement for mid-ocean ballast water exchange, no new organisms have been detected in the Great Lakes from beyond Canadian territorial waters.
At Pakri and Ruhnu the water temperature is measured at a location where the water exchange with the open sea is not restricted.
The total tidal water exchange through the canal is estimated to be around 800 million cubic metre per year, and the canal is anticipated to have a cooling effect, benchmarking to a similar project "Cheong Gye Cheon" man-made canal in Seoul, where the recorded thermal reduction reached -3.
r] is required to estimate both connectivity and water exchange in alluvial aquifers.