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Hydrogeology Journal

Official Journal of the International Association of Hydrogeologists

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15-02-2020 | Paper

Darcy’s model with optimized permeability distribution for the simulation of stokes flow and contaminant transport in karst aquifers

Simulation of fluid flow in karst aquifers is challenging because of the presence of porous and free-flow regions within a single aquifer system. One simple but less accurate approach to model such a system is to use Darcy’s model. This model has …

14-02-2020 | Paper

Optimal design of groundwater monitoring networks using gamma test theory

Gamma test theory (GTT) is introduced as a novel method to determine the optimal number and location of groundwater monitoring wells without requiring temporal monitoring data. This method is based on the calculation of a statistic, called gamma …

14-02-2020 | Report Open Access

Defining the hydrogeological behavior of karst springs through an integrated analysis: a case study in the Berici Mountains area (Vicenza, NE Italy)

Knowledge of the hydraulic and geological properties of karst systems is particularly valuable to hydrogeologists because these systems represent an important source of potable water in many countries. However, the high heterogeneity that …

12-02-2020 | Paper

Coupled cryo-hydrogeological modelling of permafrost dynamics near Umiujaq (Nunavik, Canada)

A two-dimensional (2D) cryo-hydrogeological numerical model of groundwater flow, coupled with advective-conductive heat transport with phase change, has been developed to study permafrost dynamics around an ice-rich permafrost mound in the …

11-02-2020 | Report

Characterization of recharge processes and groundwater flow paths using isotopes in the arid Santanghu basin, Northwest China

Isotopes and hydrochemistry were used to characterize the recharge and flow of groundwater in the arid Santanghu basin in Northwest China. The results of isotopic measurement and hydrochemical facies indicate that the predominant recharge …

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Hydrogeology Journal was founded in 1992 to foster understanding of hydrogeology; to describe worldwide progress in hydrogeology; and to provide an accessible forum for scientists, researchers, engineers, and practitioners in developing and industrialized countries. Since then, the journal has earned a large worldwide readership.

Its peer-reviewed research articles integrate subsurface hydrology and geology with supporting disciplines, such as: geochemistry, geophysics, geomorphology, geobiology, surface-water hydrology, tectonics, numerical modeling, economics, and sociology. Articles explore theoretical and applied aspects of hydrogeologic science, including studies ranging from local areas and short time periods to global problems and geologic time; innovative instrumentation; water-resource and mineral-resource evaluations; and overviews of hydrogeologic systems of interest in various regions.

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