>I'm not sure about your setup. If streams A and B mix to >form stream C, >then yes, the mixing fractions of A and B should be >approximately the relative flows of A and B. The measurements are on A (Sumner,NM) and downstream of A at B (Acme, NM) on the Pecos. I put in all the anion/cation measurements at A and B and get -200.2 for H2O mole transfer (see attached for input file). Looking at the stream flow record, there's 80 cfs at A and 15 cfs at B on the days of measurement. I'm assuming that the difference has been lost to evaporation and channel loss. The mixing ratio gives soln1:2 of 4.6:1 from the model. Should I take this to mean that the model estimates that 3.6 kg (= 200.2/55.5) of water was lost at B for every kg of water @ A due to evaporation ? (the recorded stream flow loss gives 80/15 = 5.7). How should I interpret the 4.6 ratio ?
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