Recharge into Southern High Plains aquifer—possible mechanisms, unresolved questions

@article{Nativ1992RechargeIS,
  title={Recharge into Southern High Plains aquifer—possible mechanisms, unresolved questions},
  author={Ronit Nativ},
  journal={Environmental Geology and Water Sciences},
  year={1992},
  volume={19},
  pages={21-32}
}
  • R. Nativ
  • Published 1992
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Geology and Water Sciences
The High Plains aquifer in the Southern High Plains (Texas and New Mexico), consisting of Tertiary, Cretaceous, and Triassic formations, has traditionally been considered to be recharged by its uppermost water-bearing unit, the Tertiary Ogallala aquifer. This article provides hydrologic, chemical, and isotopic evidence that in the Southern High Plains: (1) Cretaceous rocks actually contain independent recharge sources; (2) Triassic rocks cannot currently be recharged by the Ogallala aquifer in… 
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