Combining high resolution vertical gradients and sequence stratigraphy to delineate hydrogeologic units for a contaminated sedimentary rock aquifer system

Combining high resolution vertical gradients and sequence stratigraphy to delineate hydrogeologic... Journal of Hydrology 534 (2016) 505–523 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Hydrology journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jhydrol Combining high resolution vertical gradients and sequence stratigraphy to delineate hydrogeologic units for a contaminated sedimentary rock aquifer system a,⇑ a b c Jessica R. Meyer , Beth L. Parker , Emmanuelle Arnaud , Anthony C. Runkel Centre for Applied Groundwater Research, School of Engineering, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada Minnesota Geological Survey, 2642 University Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55114-1057, USA article i nfo su mm ary Article history: Hydrogeologic units (HGUs), representing subsurface contrasts in hydraulic conductivity, form the basis Received 17 September 2015 for all conceptual and numerical models of groundwater flow. However, conventionally, delineation of Received in revised form 5 January 2016 these units relies heavily on data sets indirect with respect to hydraulic properties. Here, we use the spa- Accepted 10 January 2016 tial and temporal characteristics of the vertical component of hydraulic gradient (i.e., vertical gradient) as Available online 18 January 2016 the primary line of evidence for delineating HGUs for Cambrian–Ordovician sedimentary rocks http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Hydrology Elsevier

Combining high resolution vertical gradients and sequence stratigraphy to delineate hydrogeologic units for a contaminated sedimentary rock aquifer system

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2016 Elsevier B.V.
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0022-1694
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1879-2707
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10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.01.015
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Journal of Hydrology 534 (2016) 505–523 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Journal of Hydrology journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/jhydrol Combining high resolution vertical gradients and sequence stratigraphy to delineate hydrogeologic units for a contaminated sedimentary rock aquifer system a,⇑ a b c Jessica R. Meyer , Beth L. Parker , Emmanuelle Arnaud , Anthony C. Runkel Centre for Applied Groundwater Research, School of Engineering, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada Minnesota Geological Survey, 2642 University Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55114-1057, USA article i nfo su mm ary Article history: Hydrogeologic units (HGUs), representing subsurface contrasts in hydraulic conductivity, form the basis Received 17 September 2015 for all conceptual and numerical models of groundwater flow. However, conventionally, delineation of Received in revised form 5 January 2016 these units relies heavily on data sets indirect with respect to hydraulic properties. Here, we use the spa- Accepted 10 January 2016 tial and temporal characteristics of the vertical component of hydraulic gradient (i.e., vertical gradient) as Available online 18 January 2016 the primary line of evidence for delineating HGUs for Cambrian–Ordovician sedimentary rocks

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Journal of HydrologyElsevier

Published: Mar 1, 2016

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