Evidence for salt diffusion from sediments contributing to increasing salinity in the Salton Sea, California

@article{Wardlaw2004EvidenceFS,
  title={Evidence for salt diffusion from sediments contributing to increasing salinity in the Salton Sea, California},
  author={George D. Wardlaw and David L. Valentine},
  journal={Hydrobiologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={533},
  pages={77-85}
}
Geochemical investigations of interstitial waters from the Salton Sea, CA reveal evidence of concentrated brines in the sediments underlying the lake’s two basins. The brines are likely caused by the gradual dissolution of evaporite deposits. The chemical composition of the brine in the northern basin is dominated by magnesium and sulfate and differs from the southern basin where the dominant components are sodium and chloride. Sediment depth distributions of major ions and porosity indicate… 
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