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Title: Delineation and characterization of groundwater using electrical resistivity method a case study
Researcher: Muthu Raj,D
Guide(s): Srinivas,Y
Keywords: clay
electrical resistivity
fractured bedrock
sandy soil
Upload Date: 6-Feb-2014
University: Manonmaniam Sundaranar University
Completed Date: 2011
Abstract: The recharge zone of an aquifer near the seacoast is likely to be inland, often at considerable distance. In these coastal areas, a lowered water table may induce sea water to reverse the flow toward the sea. Sea water moving inland is called a saltwater intrusion. Alternatively, salt from mineral beds may leach into the groundwater of its own accord. Water pollution of groundwater, from pollutants released to the ground that can work their way down into groundwater, can create a contaminant plume within an aquifer. Movement of water and dispersion within the aquifer spreads the pollutant over a wider area, its advancing boundary often called a plume edge, which can then intersect with groundwater wells or daylight into surface water such as seeps and springs, making the water supplies unsafe for humans. The interaction of groundwater contamination with surface water is analysed by use of hydrology transport models. The stratigraphy of the area plays an important role in the transport of these pollutants. An area can have layers of sandy soil, fractured bedrock, clay, or hardpan. Areas of karst topography on limestone bedrock are sometimes vulnerable to surface pollution from groundwater. newline
Pagination: viii, 174p.
Appears in Departments:Centre for Geotechnology

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