Dispersion (pollutants)

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Definition of Dispersion (pollutants):
The passive dispersal of dissolved substances in the marine or estuarine environment. Dispersion is the overall mixing effect of all hydrodynamic processes including turbulence, flow circulations and gradients in current velocity.
This is the common definition for Dispersion (pollutants), other definitions can be discussed in the article


See also

  1. Pollution
  2. Dispersion (waves)
  3. Seawater intrusion and mixing in estuaries