Groundwater Flow


Groundwater flow is defined as the "...part of streamflow that has infiltrated the ground, has entered the phreatic zone, and has been discharged into a stream channel, via springs or seepage water". In hydrogeology it is measured by the Groundwater flow equation.

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Groundwater Model - Characteristics
... An unambiguous definition of "groundwater model" is difficult to give, but there are many common characteristics ... A groundwater model may be a scale model or an electric model of a groundwater situation or aquifer ... Groundwater models are used to represent the natural groundwater flow in the environment ...
Hydrogeology in Relation To Other Fields
... a branch of the earth sciences dealing with the flow of water through aquifers and other shallow porous media (typically less than 450 m or 1,500 ft below the land surface.) The very ... The general flow of fluids (water, hydrocarbons, geothermal fluids, etc.) in deeper formations is also a concern of geologists, geophysicists and petroleum geologists ... Groundwater is a slow-moving, viscous fluid (with a Reynolds number less than unity) many of the empirically derived laws of groundwater flow can be alternately derived in fluid mechanics from the special case of ...
Groundwater Model - Dimensions - Semi Three-dimensional
... In semi 3-dimensional models the horizontal flow is described by 2-dimensional flow equations (i ... Vertical flows (in z-direction) are described (a) with a 1-dimensional flow equation, or (b) derived from a water balance of horizontal flows converting the ... The flow pattern is repeated in each vertical plane fanning out from the central axis ...

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