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Choosing appropriate techniques for quantifying groundwater recharge
Abstract. Various techniques are available to quantify recharge; however, choosing appropriate techniques is often difficult. Important considerations in choosing a technique include space/timeExpand
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Global synthesis of groundwater recharge in semiarid and arid regions
Global synthesis of the findings from ∼140 recharge study areas in semiarid and arid regions provides important information on recharge rates, controls, and processes, which are critical forExpand
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Estimating Groundwater Recharge
Preface 1. Groundwater recharge 2. Water-budget methods 3. Modeling methods 4. Methods based on surface-water data 5. Physical methods - unsaturated zone 6. Physical methods - saturated zone 7.Expand
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Numerical Analysis of Coupled Water, Vapor and Heat Transport in the Vadose Zone using HYDRUS
Vapor movement is often an important part in the total water flux in the vadose zone of arid or semiarid regions because the soil moisture is relatively low. The two major objectives of this studyExpand
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Groundwater depletion and sustainability of irrigation in the US High Plains and Central Valley
Aquifer overexploitation could significantly impact crop production in the United States because 60% of irrigation relies on groundwater. Groundwater depletion in the irrigated High Plains andExpand
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Impact of land use and land cover change on groundwater recharge and quality in the southwestern US
Humans have exerted large-scale changes on the terrestrial biosphere, primarily through agriculture; however, the impacts of such changes on the hydrologic cycle are poorly understood. The purpose ofExpand
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Daily gridded meteorological variables in Brazil (1980–2013)
Basic meteorological data are essential for evaluating impacts of spatiotemporal variability in climate forcing on hydrology and agroecosystems. The objective of this work was to developExpand
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Ground water and climate change
As the world’s largest distributed store of fresh water, ground water plays a central part in sustaining ecosystems and enabling human adaptation to climate variability and change. The strategicExpand
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Global impacts of conversions from natural to agricultural ecosystems on water resources: Quantity versus quality
[1] Past land use changes have greatly impacted global water resources, with often opposing effects on water quantity and quality. Increases in rain-fed cropland (460%) and pastureland (560%) duringExpand
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Can we simulate regional groundwater flow in a karst system using equivalent porous media models? Case study, Barton Springs Edwards aquifer, USA
Various approaches can be used to simulate groundwater flow in karst systems, including equivalent porous media distributed parameter, lumped parameter, and dual porosity approaches, as well asExpand
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