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Hydrogeology of Virginia

December 7, 2016

The hydrogeology of Virginia documented herein is in two parts. Part 1 consists of an overview and description of the hydrogeology within each regional aquifer system in the Commonwealth. Part 2 includes discussions of hydrogeologic research topics of current relevance including: 1. the Chesapeake Bay impact structure, 2. subsidence/compaction in the Coastal Plain, 3. groundwater age and aquifer susceptibility, 4. the occurrence of groundwater at depth in fractured-rock and karst terrains, and 5. hydrologic response of wells to earthquakes around the world.

Publication Year 2016
Title Hydrogeology of Virginia
Authors David L. Nelms, George Harlow, T. Scott Bruce
Publication Type Book Chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Series Title Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication
Index ID 70192017
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Virginia Water Science Center