Mechanisms of heat exchange between water and rock in karst conduits

  title={Mechanisms of heat exchange between water and rock in karst conduits},
  author={Matthew D. Covington and A. J. Luhmann and Franci Gabrov{\vs}ek and Martin O. Saar and Carol M. Wicks},
  journal={Water Resources Research},
Previous studies, motivated by understanding water quality, have explored the mechanisms for heat transport and heat exchange in surface streams. In karst aquifers, temperature signals play an additional important role since they carry information about internal aquifer structures. Models for heat transport in karst conduits have previously been developed; however, these models make different, sometimes contradictory, assumptions. Additionally, previous models of heat transport in karst… 

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