Tidal fluctuations and ground-water dynamics in atoll island aquifers
AuthorHerman, Marc Edward
Geological Sciences & Engineering
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A computer model capable of simulating two-dimensional, vertical, saturated, and unsaturated flow was modified and applied to Enjebi’s groundwater system. Results indicated that for a small island aquifer with an underlying larger, more permeable aquifer, tidal oscillations cause the groundwater to flow in a predominately vertical direction.
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