LTER Controlled Vocabulary

hyporheic

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The hyporheic zone is a region beneath and lateral to a stream bed, where there is mixing of shallow groundwater and surface water. The flow dynamics and behavior in this zone (termed hyporheic flow) is recognized to be important for surface water/groundwater interactions, as well as fish spawning, among other processes.

hyporheic

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Date of creation
14-Jan-2011
Modified
30-Nov--0001
Accepted term
14-Jan-2011
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