Glossary of Karst and Cave Terms
Based on "A Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology with Special to Environmental Karst Hydrology" EPA/600/R-02/003, 2002, EPA: Washington, DC., Speleogenesis Glossary includes 2699 cave & karst terms
1. The spreading (at the macroscopic level) of the solute front during transport resulting from both mechanical dispersion and molecular diffusion . 2. The dynamic dispersion of fluid particles in flow through a porous medium due to velocity changes in the pore channels .