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EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN HEAT BUDGET > DIFFUSION
Definition:
In the oceans, a mixing process through which a component of seawater
(e.g. salt) is transferred from a zone of higher concentration to a zone
of lesser concentration.  
Reference:
Oceanography: Perspectives on a Fluid Earth, Steve Neshyba, John Wiley & Sons,
1987.
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