Articles | Volume 19, issue 10
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 4327–4344, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-4327-2015

Special issue: HYPER Droughts (HYdrological Precipitation – Evaporation...

Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 4327–4344, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-4327-2015
Research article
 | Highlight paper
28 Oct 2015
Research article  | Highlight paper | 28 Oct 2015

Regional analysis of groundwater droughts using hydrograph classification

J. P. Bloomfield et al.

Related authors

The importance of non-stationary multiannual periodicities in the North Atlantic Oscillation index for forecasting water resource drought
William Rust, John P. Bloomfield, Mark Cuthbert, Ron Corstanje, and Ian Holman
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 2449–2467, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-2449-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-2449-2022, 2022
Short summary
Evaluating integrated water management strategies to inform hydrological drought mitigation
Doris E. Wendt, John P. Bloomfield, Anne F. Van Loon, Margaret Garcia, Benedikt Heudorfer, Joshua Larsen, and David M. Hannah
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 3113–3139, https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-3113-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-3113-2021, 2021
Short summary
How is Baseflow Index (BFI) impacted by water resource management practices?
John P. Bloomfield, Mengyi Gong, Benjamin P. Marchant, Gemma Coxon, and Nans Addor
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 5355–5379, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5355-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-5355-2021, 2021
Short summary
Exploring the role of hydrological pathways in modulating multi-annual climate teleconnection periodicities from UK rainfall to streamflow
William Rust, Mark Cuthbert, John Bloomfield, Ron Corstanje, Nicholas Howden, and Ian Holman
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 2223–2237, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2223-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2223-2021, 2021
Short summary
Asymmetric impact of groundwater use on groundwater droughts
Doris E. Wendt, Anne F. Van Loon, John P. Bloomfield, and David M. Hannah
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 4853–4868, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-4853-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-4853-2020, 2020
Short summary

Related subject area

Subject: Groundwater hydrology | Techniques and Approaches: Stochastic approaches
Technical note: Using long short-term memory models to fill data gaps in hydrological monitoring networks
Huiying Ren, Erol Cromwell, Ben Kravitz, and Xingyuan Chen
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 1727–1743, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-1727-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-1727-2022, 2022
Short summary
Influence of low-frequency variability on high and low groundwater levels: example of aquifers in Paris Basin
Lisa Baulon, Nicolas Massei, Delphine Allier, Matthieu Fournier, and Hélène Bessiere
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2022-10,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2022-10, 2022
Revised manuscript accepted for HESS
Short summary
Technical note: Discharge response of a confined aquifer with variable thickness to temporal, nonstationary, random recharge processes
Ching-Min Chang, Chuen-Fa Ni, We-Ci Li, Chi-Ping Lin, and I-Hsien Lee
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 2387–2397, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2387-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-2387-2021, 2021
Short summary
Data assimilation with multiple types of observation boreholes via the ensemble Kalman filter embedded within stochastic moment equations
Chuan-An Xia, Xiaodong Luo, Bill X. Hu, Monica Riva, and Alberto Guadagnini
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 1689–1709, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1689-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1689-2021, 2021
Short summary
A field evidence model: how to predict transport in heterogeneous aquifers at low investigation level
Alraune Zech, Peter Dietrich, Sabine Attinger, and Georg Teutsch
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 25, 1–15, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-25-1-2021, 2021

Cited articles

Ahn, H.: Modelling groundwater heads based onsecond-order difference time series models, J. Hydrol., 234, 82–94, 2000.
Allen, D. J., Brewerton, L. J., Coleby, L. M., Gibbs, B. R., Lewis, M. A., MacDonald, A. M., Wagstaff, S. J., and Williams, A. T.: The physical properties of major aquifers in England and Wales, British Geological Survey Research Report WD/97/34, British Geological Survey, Keyworth, UK, 1997.
Bloomfield, J. P.: Characterisation of hydrogeologically significant fracture distributions in the Chalk: An example from the Upper Chalk of southern England, J. Hydrol., 184, 335–379, 1996.
Bloomfield, J. P. and Marchant, B. P.: Analysis of groundwater drought building on the standardised precipitation index approach, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 17, 4769–4787, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-17-4769-2013, 2013.
Bloomfield, J. P., Brewerton, L. J., and Allen, D. J.: Regional trends in matrix porosity and dry density of the chalk of England, Quart. J. Eng. Geol., 28, S131–S142, 1995.
Download
Short summary
To improve the design of drought monitoring networks and water resource management during episodes of drought, there is a need for a better understanding of spatial variations in the response of aquifers to major meteorological droughts. This paper is the first to describe a suite of methods to quantify such variations. Using an analysis of groundwater level data for a case study from the UK, the influence of catchment characteristics on the varied response of groundwater to droughts is explored