Annual average residence time


Updated on 13/07/2018
Définition
Sens technique
Time needed to complete the theoretical water renewal of a body of water, on average, over a calendar year. The residence time of water, expressed in days, can be calculated by the following formula: total capacity / annual discharge of rivers that feed the body of water.
Source
According to AFB
Thématiques associées
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.