Volume 27 Number 4
  • E-ISSN: 1365-2478



Specific electrical resistivity of natural waters contains information on their genesis. The authors propose to conduct mass and regime observations of this parameter in river and stream beds.

The electrical resistivities in streams flowing from under a glacier reveal details formed at the same time as the glacier. Observations in the beds of big rivers show a gradual increase in water salinity overlain by reductions by inflowing glacial waters.

The diurnal and annual trend of changes in the electrical conductivity of water associated with the change in the balance of glacial and ground waters has been established near to glaciers.

Resistivity observations help to locate discharge sites of sub‐permafrost waters, for water.


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  • Article Type: Research Article
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