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Comparison of local- to regional-scale estimates of ground-water recharge in Minnesota, USA

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2007

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Delin, Geoffrey N, Healy, Richard W, Lorenz, David L, and Nimmo, John R, 2007, Comparison of local- to regional-scale estimates of ground-water recharge in Minnesota, USA: Journal of Hydrology, v. 334, iss. 1–2, p. 231-249.

Summary

Summary Regional ground-water recharge estimates for Minnesota were compared to estimates made on the basis of four local- and basin-scale methods. Three local-scale methods (unsaturated-zone water balance, water-table fluctuations (WTF) using three approaches, and age dating of ground water) yielded point estimates of recharge that represent spatial scales from about 1 to about 1000 m2. A fourth method (RORA, a basin-scale analysis of streamflow records using a recession-curve-displacement technique) yielded recharge estimates at a scale of 10–1000s of km2. The RORA basin-scale recharge estimates were regionalized to estimate recharge for the entire State of Minnesota on the basis of a regional regression recharge (RRR) model that [...]

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Added to ScienceBase on Thu Apr 18 09:13:00 MDT 2013 by processing file <b>Field Applications of Unsaturated Zone Flow Theory.xml</b> in item <a href="https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/51118b5fe4b0361176563a11">https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/51118b5fe4b0361176563a11</a>

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2006.10.010

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