groundwater flow


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groundwater flow

[′grau̇nd‚wȯd·ər ‚flō]
(hydrology)
That portion of the precipitation that has been absorbed by the ground and has become part of the groundwater.
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from the C aquifer by submitting a groundwater flow model.
Cenozoic exhumation brought these fault systems to near-surface crustal levels and into the active groundwater flow field.
11) Due to the (until recently) largely unknown properties of groundwater flow and its connection to surface waters, hydrologic connectivity has been a historically underrepresented element of water law.
The map would illustrate the distribution of aquifers, hydraulic heads, groundwater recharge and discharge areas and groundwater flow directions.
City Manager, Jason Gage points out previous site investigations had substantially miscalculated the groundwater flow rate and time it would take for the contamination to reach the city's water supply.
A chapter on soil strength covers stress and shear analysis, while discussion of groundwater flow and control addresses fluid dynamics, underground water pressure, soil permeability, and well locations.
Groundwater flow direction and the orientation of the septic plumes were estimated using electrical resistivity surveying and three-point contouring, with some data from exploratory groundwater piezometers (Heath, 1998; Humphrey, Deal, O'Driscoll, & Lindbo, 2010).
The radium came from groundwater and could be used to track groundwater flow into the ocean.
Groundwater flow, radionuclide (iodine-129 as mobile and long-lived one) transport and heat transfer modelling using computer code FEFLOW was performed for model domain (approximately 0.
Regional hydrogeochemical studies have been shown to be valuable to, among other applications, the management of regional aquifers [5], and understanding Groundwater evolution [6,7], tracing groundwater flow [10,2,12], and salinization of groundwater [13].

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