saturated zone

saturated zone

[′sach·ə‚rād·əd ′zōn]
(hydrology)
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The structure of the model simplifies the hydrology of the watershed in two interconnected zones: the non-saturated zone where the potential recharge is simulated and the saturated zone where the low flow of SUP-SUB interaction is simulated (Figure 2).
In order to delineate variations of the alluvial deposits thickness at the wadis sites the best geophysical techniques to be employed are the electrical or electromagnetic methods because of the electrical contrasts between conductive over-bank deposits and the resistive coarse-grained sediments in the inner wadis as well the contrast between the higher resistive basement rocks and the overlying saturated zone of weathered basement and the alluvial deposits which are overlain by more resistive dry superficial deposits.
0 m deep, excavated by hand through the undisturbed vadose zone materials down into the permanently saturated zone.
Studies have also shown that bacteria are able to survive and move long distances in a highly conductive saturated zone (Anan'ev & Demin, 1971; Butler et al.
After an introduction to the science and the political controversy, the topics are the hydrology of the unsaturated zone, the saturated zone hydrology, the fluid geochemistry, the paleohydrology of unsaturated and saturated zones, conditions and processes affecting radionuclide transport, and effects of coupled processes on the proposed repository.
Of course we lost as it was so obvious that with the Pear Tree and Varsity bookending the street there must have been great public demand that we needed yet another pub in the centre of our shopping area in this already saturated zone.
Insufficient vertical delineation is a leading cause of failed in situ remediation, particularly in the saturated zone.
The set of variables that are considered for the DRASTIC model can be grouped according to three main categories: land surface factors, unsaturated zone factors and aquifer or saturated zone factors.
The area where water fills the aquifer is called the saturated zone.
The field data was obtained for all conditions; infiltration in unsaturated zone (stage 1), infiltration in capillary zone (stage 2) and infiltration in saturated zone (stage 3).