seepage velocity

Related Overviews


More Like This

Show all results sharing these subjects:

  • Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Ecology and Conservation


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The apparent velocity with which groundwater moves through the bulk of the porous medium. Actual velocity is higher than seepage velocity by a factor which combines the effects of porosity and the tortuosity of the actual flow path among and around the mineral grains.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography — Ecology and Conservation.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.