Groundwater study using remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) in the central highlands of Eritrea

@article{Solomon2006GroundwaterSU,
  title={Groundwater study using remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) in the central highlands of Eritrea},
  author={S. Solomon and F. Quiel},
  journal={Hydrogeology Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={14},
  pages={729-741}
}
Remote sensing, evaluation of digital elevation models (DEM), geographic information systems (GIS) and fieldwork techniques were combined to study the groundwater conditions in Eritrea. Remote sensing data were interpreted to produce lithological and lineament maps. DEM was used for lineament and geomorphologic mapping. Field studies permitted the study of structures and correlated them with lineament interpretations. Hydrogeological setting of springs and wells were investigated in the field… Expand

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