Geochemical investigation of groundwater in a Granitic Island: a case study from Kinmen Island, Taiwan

  title={Geochemical investigation of groundwater in a Granitic Island: a case study from Kinmen Island, Taiwan},
  author={Tai-Sheng Liou and Hsueh-Yu Lu and Cheng-Kuo Lin and Wayne Lin and Yu-Te Chang and Jeng-Ming Chien and Wen-fu Chen},
  journal={Environmental Geology},
Kinmen Island is principally composed of low permeable granitoid and covered by a very thin sedimentary layer. Both surface and groundwater resources are limited and water demand is increasing with time. The groundwater in the granitoid has been surveyed as an alternative water source for daily use. Two to five highly fractured zones in the granitoid aquifer for each site were first determined by geochemical well logging. Accordingly, ten samples were collected from three sites. Using… Expand
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