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Groundwater web flow

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Anthony Chu

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Anthony Chu

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Edward Bugliosi

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Groundwater web flow

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USGS North Carolina WSC - Projects - Onslow County Region Groundwater Flow Model - Monitoring Stations and Data

Modified 2016-12-05
https://nc.water.usgs.gov/projects/onslow_gw/map.html (HTML Document 14.86 KB)

South Atlantic Water Science Center - North Carolina Office Development and Application of a Groundwater Flow and Salt-Transport Model of the Onslow ... County Region in North Carolina Location Onslow County Region Groundwater Flow Model Study Area ...

Groundwater flow and solute movement to drain laterals, western San Joaquin Valley, California: 2. Quantitative hydrologic assessment

Modified 2013-01-10
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70042509 (HTML Document 22.77 KB)

Groundwater flow and solute movement to drain laterals, western San Joaquin Valley, California: 2. Quantitative hydrologic assessment Water Resources ... Research Abstract Groundwater flow modeling was used to quantitatively assess the hydrologic processes affecting ground water and solute movement to ... groundwater to drain lateral flow decreases. Groundwater flow paths and travel times estimated from the simulation results indicate that groundwater ... : Groundwater flow and solute movement to drain laterals, western San Joaquin Valley, California: 2. Quantitative hydrologic assessment Series title: ...

Case study Middle Rio Grande Basin, New Mexico, USA: Chapter 12

Modified 2013-06-11
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70044503 (HTML Document 19.99 KB)

of water sources, flow directions, and groundwater-age information. This hydrochemical information can be useful in refining conceptualization of ... groundwater flow, in calibration of numerical models of groundwater flow, and in estimation of paleo and modern recharge rates. This case study shows ... how chemical and isotopic data were used to characterize sources and flow of groundwater in the Middle Rio Grande Basin (MRGB) of New Mexico, USA. The ... 14C model ages of the groundwater samples are on the tens of thousands of year timescale. These data changed some of the prevailing ideas about flow ...

Conceptualization of Regional Groundwater Flow in Dipping Sedimentary Bedrock of Rockland County, NY

https://ny.water.usgs.gov/projects/rockland/images/Fig_21_Flowdippingbeds.html (HTML Document 906 bytes)

Conceptualization of Regional Groundwater Flow in Dipping Sedimentary Bedrock of Rockland County, NY ...

MD-DE-DC Water Science Center

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USGS New Jersey: Changes in Base-Flow and Withdrawals

Modified 2008-09-08
https://nj.usgs.gov/projects/2454BVH/ (HTML Document 25.22 KB)

relationship between changes in base-flow and groundwater withdrawals for selected small-sized basins in the NJ Coastal Plain. Statement of Problem ... groundwater withdrawals from deeper confined aquifers. Even small declines in stream base flow can result in unwanted effects on aquatic and wetland ... ecosystems. Current water-supply management practices in New Jersey rely, in part and increasingly, on groundwater flow models to provide estimates of ... reduction in stream base flow caused by future increases in groundwater withdrawals. Documenting the effect of coastal plain groundwater withdrawals on ...

Relation of streams, lakes, and wetlands to groundwater flow systems

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70020969 (HTML Document 17.86 KB)

Relation of streams, lakes, and wetlands to groundwater flow systems Hydrogeology Journal The Publications Warehouse does not have links to digital ... versions of this publication at this time Download citation as: RIS Abstract Surface-water bodies are integral parts of groundwater flow systems ... groundwater discharge areas, this is true primarily for regional flow systems. The superposition of local flow systems associated with surface-water ... riverine terrains. Additional publication details Relation of streams, lakes, and wetlands to groundwater flow systems Series title: Hydrogeology Journal ...

Directions and rates of ground-water movement in the vicinity of Kesterson Reservoir, San Joaquin Valley, California

Modified 2012-02-02
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/wri864196 (HTML Document 19.96 KB)

Report 86-4196 Abstract A three-dimensional groundwater flow model was used to simulate groundwater flow for a 124 sq mi area in the vicinity of ... Kesterson Reservoir in the San Joaquin Valley, California. Available data were used to calculate a probable range of groundwater flow rates, but calibration ... and sensitivity analysis were not done for this model. Flow directions, as inferred from measured groundwater levels and simulated hydraulic heads ... from all model simulations, indicate that regional groundwater flow is from the south to the north. Kesterson Reservoir acts as a recharge mound ...

Effects of nearshore recharge on groundwater interactions with a lake in mantled karst terrain

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70023187 (HTML Document 17.85 KB)

to the lake water budget. Variably saturated groundwater flow modeling simulated water table responses observed beneath two hillsides radiating ... outward from the groundwater flow-through lake. Modeling results indicated that transient water table mounding and groundwater flow reversals in the ... Effects of nearshore recharge on groundwater interactions with a lake in mantled karst terrain Water Resources Research The Publications Warehouse ... does not have links to digital versions of this publication at this time Download citation as: RIS Abstract The recharge and discharge of groundwater ...

Edward Bugliosi

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Effects of turbulence on hydraulic heads and parameter sensitivities in preferential groundwater flow layers

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70031853 (HTML Document 19.64 KB)

Effects of turbulence on hydraulic heads and parameter sensitivities in preferential groundwater flow layers Water Resources Research Abstract A ... preferential groundwater flow layers, with horizontal hydraulic conductivities of about 5,000,000 m d-1, mean void diameters equal to about 3.5 cm ... sensitivity differences due to turbulent groundwater flow highlight potential errors in models based on the equivalent porous media assumption, which ... turbulence on hydraulic heads and parameter sensitivities in preferential groundwater flow layers Series title: ...

Permafrost thaw in a nested groundwater-flow system

Modified 2013-07-30
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70040468 (HTML Document 19.90 KB)

Hydrogeology Journal Groundwater flow in cold regions containing permafrost accelerates climate-warming-driven thaw and changes thaw patterns ... . Simulation analyses of groundwater flow and heat transport with freeze/thaw in typical cold-regions terrain with nested flow indicate that early thaw rate ... slowest climate-warming rate predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), once significant groundwater flow begins, thick permafrost ... influence on regional thaw. Advection dominance over conduction depends on permeability and topography. Groundwater flow around permafrost and flow ...

Noble gas loss may indicate groundwater flow across flow barriers in southern Nevada

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70025995 (HTML Document 17.66 KB)

Noble gas loss may indicate groundwater flow across flow barriers in southern Nevada By: J.M. Thomas, Hudson G. Bryant, M. Stute ... of southern Nevada. Loss of noble gases from groundwater in these regional flow systems at flow barriers is the likely process that produces an ... the regional flow system, cannot be ruled out. Molecular diffusion is not an important process for removing noble gases from groundwater in the ... carbonate-rock aquifers because concentration gradients are small. Additional publication details Title: Noble gas loss may indicate groundwater flow across flow barriers in southern Nevada Volume: 43 Issue: 5 ...

Controls on groundwater flow in the Bengal Basin of India and Bangladesh: Regional modeling analysis

Modified 2012-03-12
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70037069 (HTML Document 19.43 KB)

Controls on groundwater flow in the Bengal Basin of India and Bangladesh: Regional modeling analysis Hydrogeology Journal Abstract Groundwater for ... essential first step for determining sustainable management of the deep groundwater resource is identification of hydrogeologic controls on flow and ... quantification of basin-scale groundwater flow patterns. Results from groundwater modeling, in which the Bengal Basin aquifer system is represented as a ... overall flow patterns. However, because natural hydraulic gradients are low, the impact of pumping on groundwater flow is overwhelming; modeling indicates ...

Groundwater hydrology--coastal flow

Modified 2013-06-02
https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70046095 (HTML Document 16.13 KB)

Abstract How groundwater flow varies when long-term external conditions change is little documented. Geochemical evidence shows that sea-level rise ... at the end of the last glacial period led to a shift in the flow patterns of coastal groundwater beneath Florida. Additional publication details Description: ...