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Dahan, O., Tatarsky, B., Enzel, Y., Kulls, C., Seely, M. and Benito, G. 2008. Dynamics of Flood Water Infiltration and Ground Water Recharge in Hyperarid Desert. Ground Water, 46(3): 450-461


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A study on flood water infiltration and ground water recharge of a shallow alluvial aquifer was conducted in the hyperarid section of the Kuiseb River, Namibia.

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The study site was selected to represent a typical desert ephemeral river. An instrumental setup allowed, for the first time, continuous monitoring of infiltration during a flood event through the channel bed and the entire vadose zone. The monitoring system included flexible time domain reflectometry probes that were designed to measure the temporal variation in vadose zone water content and instruments to concurrently measure the levels of flood and ground water.

Year: 2008

Type: Journal Article

URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18194313


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