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Characterization of a high-transmissivity zone by well test analysis: Steady state case

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Claire Tiedeman, Paul A. Hsieh, and Sarah B. Christian, 1995, Characterization of a high-transmissivity zone by well test analysis: Steady state case: Water Resources Research, v. 31, iss. 1.

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A method is developed to analyze steady horizontal flow to a well pumped from a confined aquifer composed of two homogeneous zones with contrasting transmissivities. Zone 1 is laterally unbounded and encloses zone 2, which is elliptical in shape and is several orders of magnitude more transmissive than zone 1. The solution for head is obtained by the boundary integral equation method. Nonlinear least squares regression is used to estimate the model parameters, which include the transmissivity of zone 1, and the location, size, and orientation of zone 2. The method is applied to a hypothetical aquifer where zone 2 is a long and narrow zone of vertical fractures. Synthetic data are generated from three different well patterns, representing [...]

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doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.1029/94WR01965
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