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Causes of rapid mixing at a junction of two large rivers: Río Paraná and Río Paraguay, Argentina (2008)
Journal Article
Hardy, R. J., Kostaschuk, R. A., Orfeo, O., Best, J. L., Parsons, D. R., & Lane, S. N. (2008). Causes of rapid mixing at a junction of two large rivers: Río Paraná and Río Paraguay, Argentina. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 113(F2), 0 - 0. doi:10.1029/2006jf000745

Airborne and satellite observations show that when large rivers join they can take hundreds of kilometers to mix completely but, on occasion, may mix very rapidly. Application of established semitheoretical analyses shows that long mixing lengths sho... Read More