Environmental Transfer Processes

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Biogeochemical cycle refers to the distribution of a substance between different compartments of an environmental system involving chemical, biological, physical and geological processes. A biogeochemical cycle is a conceptual model for the process of the cycle between reservoirs of a given substance.

A burden is the mass of a substance in a particular reservoir or system.

A mixing time is the time taken for a given substance to achieve uniform distribution in a reservoir. This can include horizontal mixing, vertical mixing and…


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