hyperpycnal inflow

hyperpycnal inflow

[¦hī·pər¦pik·nəl ′in‚flō]
(hydrology)
A denser inflow that occurs when a sediment-laden fluid flows down the side of a basin and along the bottom as a turbidity current.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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