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Water Resources Research

Rates of vertical groundwater movement estimated from the Earth's thermal profile

Authors

  • J. D. Bredehoeft,

  • I. S. Papaopulos


Abstract

An analytical solution is developed describing vertical steady flow of groundwater and heat through an isotropic, homogeneous, and fully saturated semiconfining layer. A type-curve method for estimating groundwater velocities from temperature data is presented.

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