Chapter 9. Field Methods for Monitoring Surface/Groundwater Hydroecological Interactions in Aquatic Ecosystems

  1. Paul J. Wood Senior Lecturer2,
  2. David M. Hannah Senior Lecturer3 and
  3. Jonathan P. Sadler Reader3
  1. Andrew J. Boulton

Published Online: 15 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010198.ch9

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future

How to Cite

Boulton, A. J. (2008) Field Methods for Monitoring Surface/Groundwater Hydroecological Interactions in Aquatic Ecosystems, in Hydroecology and Ecohydrology: Past, Present and Future (eds P. J. Wood, D. M. Hannah and J. P. Sadler), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470010198.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Geography, Loughborough University, UK

  2. 3

    School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, UK

Author Information

  1. University of New England, New South Wales, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010174

Online ISBN: 9780470010198

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Keywords:

  • groundwater dependent ecosystems (GDEs);
  • surface/groundwater (SGW) hydroecological interactions;
  • Direct and indirect hydrological field methods;
  • spatial and temporal scale potential mismatches identification;
  • surface–groundwater exchanges;
  • sediment–water interface;
  • preferential flow and interstitial oxygen concentrations;
  • biochemical reactions ecohydraulics;
  • vertical hydraulic gradient;
  • coarse-scale hydrological techniques

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Research Contexts: Questions, Scales, Accuracy and Precision

  • Direct Hydrological Methods for Assessing SGW Interactions

  • Indirect Hydrological Methods for Assessing SGW Interactions

  • Future Technical Challenges and Opportunities

  • Acknowledgements

  • References