Global Patterns of Groundwater Table Depth

  title={Global Patterns of Groundwater Table Depth},
  author={Y. Fan and H. Li and Gonzalo Miguez-Macho},
  pages={940 - 943}
Water Flowing Underground In addition to serving as an out-of-sight, yet much-needed water source, groundwater influences ecosystems on land—especially when the groundwater depth is shallow. Fan et al. (p. 940) used government archives and published studies to construct a global map of groundwater depth based on over 1,000,000 direct well measurements. A groundwater model was then used to construct a continuous global map of groundwater depth. The findings reveal the global influence of sea… 

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