Definitions

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  • adjective beneath or alongside the bed of a stream, where water percolates through interstices between the rocks leading to mixing of groundwater and surface water

Etymologies

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Coined by Traian Orghidan in 1959 by combining two Greek words: hypo (below) and rheos (flow).

Examples

  • As water flows from the glaciers, nutrient exchange with the soil, as in the hyporheic zone, as well as with algal mats, affects water quality entering the lakes.

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  • We contemplate the effects of our common simplifying steady-state assumptions (Jesus Gomez) and marveled over a flume and numerical investigation of hyporheic exchange caused by a simple log (Audrey Sawyer).

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  • We contemplate the effects of our common simplifying steady-state assumptions (Jesus Gomez) and marveled over a flume and numerical investigation of hyporheic exchange caused by a simple log (Audrey Sawyer).

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • We contemplate the effects of our common simplifying steady-state assumptions (Jesus Gomez) and marveled over a flume and numerical investigation of hyporheic exchange caused by a simple log (Audrey Sawyer).

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

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