Water held in the river bank which may contribute to stream flow, but, in arid conditions, may cause a decrease in discharge as water percolates from the river to the banks; see Burt et al. (2002) J. Hydrol. 262, 1. Chen et al. (2006) J. Hydrol. 327, 3–4 present a technical paper on bank storage and baseflow separation.
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