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Klaus, J., Külls, C. and Dahan, O. 2008. Evaluating the recharge mechanism of the Lower Kuiseb Dune area using mixing cell modeling and residence time data. Journal of Hydrology, 358(3-4): 304-316


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Evaluating the recharge mechanism of the Lower Kuiseb Dune area using mixing cell modeling and residence time data.

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The Kuiseb river is a 560 km long ephemeral river that crosses the Namib Desert from east to west. Transmission losses from the riverbed during flood events are an important source of groundwater recharge to the underlying aquifer system. The Lower Kuiseb area is located in a hyper arid region with annual precipitation less than 25 mm/yr. Hydrochemical data from 13 wells in the area were used in the mixing cell model (MCM). End members were identified as sources for the groundwater found in the Lower Kuiseb, including inflow from the crystalline basement plateau north of the Kuiseb as well as floodwater from the Kuiseb river. Keywords: ephemeral river, arid zone, mixing cell model, Kuiseb, groundwater recharge.

Year: 2008

Type: Journal Article

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S002216940800293X


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