A note on the relation between average age and average transit time in natural reservoirs

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Björkström, Anders (2011)

A general relation between the average age and the transit time distribution of material in a reservoir at steady state is derived. Given the average transit time, it is shown that the average age increases with increasing standard deviation in the transit time distribution.DOI: 10.1111/j.2153-3490.1978.tb00832.x
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