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Competitive reactions and effects of conservativity

  • Egbert K. Duursma
  • JoLynn Carroll
Part of the Environmental Science book series (ESE)

Abstract

Conservative mixing of metals in river mouths and estuaries is generally defined as occurring when concentrations of these metals have a linear relationship with salinity (line (b) in Fig. 6.1). When a relationship such as curve (a) exists, one concludes a subsequent addition or production of the dissolved chemical, while in the case of curve (c), a loss by degradation or settling is predicted in the low-salinity region.

Keywords

Dissolve Organic Matter Chemical Constituent Seawater Intrusion Dissolve Organic Matter Sediment Discharge 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Egbert K. Duursma
    • 1
  • JoLynn Carroll
    • 2
  1. 1.Res. Les MargueritesLa TurbieFrance
  2. 2.Marine Environment LaboratoryInternationale Atomic Energy AgencyMonaco

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