autosuspension In an active turbidity current, a feedback mechanism whereby: turbulence maintains the suspended load; the suspended load causes the high density of the suspension; the high density of the suspension causes the flow; the flow causes turbulence.
More From encyclopedia.com
Hypopycnal Flow , hypopycnal flow Bankfull Flow , bankfull flow Flow , Flow BIBLIOGRAPHY Embedded within and critical to the burgeoning field of positive psychology, the concept of flow represents an optimal state of con… Debris Flow , Debris flow Debris flow is a process in which water-saturated masses of material ranging from sand grains to boulders move across low slopes. These f… Baseflow , baseflow(dry-weather flow) In a stream or river, the flow of water derived from the seepage of groundwater, and/or through-flow into the surface wate… Equatorial Undercurrent , Equatorial undercurrent (Cromwell current) A shallow, subsurface, eastward-flowing current in the central Pacific Ocean between 1.5° S and 1.5° N. Th…
About this article
Updated About encyclopedia.com content Print Article
You Might Also Like