Articles | Volume 24, issue 5
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 2437–2456, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-2437-2020
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 2437–2456, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-2437-2020
Research article
13 May 2020
Research article | 13 May 2020

Sensitivity of hydrologic and geologic parameters on recharge processes in a highly heterogeneous, semi-confined aquifer system

Stephen R. Maples et al.

Related authors

Using simulation-based inference to determine the parameters of an integrated hydrologic model: a case study from the upper Colorado River basin
Robert Hull, Elena Leonarduzzi, Luis De La Fuente, Hoang Viet Tran, Andrew Bennett, Peter Melchior, Reed M. Maxwell, and Laura E. Condon
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2022-345,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2022-345, 2022
Preprint under review for HESS
Short summary
Coupled effects of observation and parameter uncertainty on urban groundwater infrastructure decisions
Marina R. L. Mautner, Laura Foglia, and Jonathan D. Herman
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 1319–1340, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-1319-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-1319-2022, 2022
Short summary
Impact of distributed meteorological forcing on snow dynamic and induced water fluxes over a mid-elevation alpine micro-scale catchment
Aniket Gupta, Alix Reverdy, Jean-Martial Cohard, Didier Voisin, Basile Hector, Marc Descloitres, Jean-Pierre Vandervaere, Catherine Coulaud, Romain Biron, Lucie Liger, Jean-Gabriel Valay, and Reed Maxwell
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-639,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-2021-639, 2022
Revised manuscript accepted for HESS
Short summary
GMD perspective: The quest to improve the evaluation of groundwater representation in continental- to global-scale models
Tom Gleeson, Thorsten Wagener, Petra Döll, Samuel C. Zipper, Charles West, Yoshihide Wada, Richard Taylor, Bridget Scanlon, Rafael Rosolem, Shams Rahman, Nurudeen Oshinlaja, Reed Maxwell, Min-Hui Lo, Hyungjun Kim, Mary Hill, Andreas Hartmann, Graham Fogg, James S. Famiglietti, Agnès Ducharne, Inge de Graaf, Mark Cuthbert, Laura Condon, Etienne Bresciani, and Marc F. P. Bierkens
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 7545–7571, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-7545-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-7545-2021, 2021
Short summary
Assessment of the ParFlow–CLM CONUS 1.0 integrated hydrologic model: evaluation of hyper-resolution water balance components across the contiguous United States
Mary M. F. O'Neill, Danielle T. Tijerina, Laura E. Condon, and Reed M. Maxwell
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 7223–7254, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-7223-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-7223-2021, 2021
Short summary

Related subject area

Subject: Groundwater hydrology | Techniques and Approaches: Modelling approaches
Machine-learning-based downscaling of modelled climate change impacts on groundwater table depth
Raphael Schneider, Julian Koch, Lars Troldborg, Hans Jørgen Henriksen, and Simon Stisen
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 5859–5877, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-5859-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-5859-2022, 2022
Short summary
Frequency domain water table fluctuations reveal impacts of intense rainfall and vadose zone thickness on groundwater recharge
Luca Guillaumot, Laurent Longuevergne, Jean Marçais, Nicolas Lavenant, and Olivier Bour
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 5697–5720, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-5697-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-5697-2022, 2022
Short summary
Characterizing groundwater heat transport in a complex lowland aquifer using paleo-temperature reconstruction, satellite data, temperature–depth profiles, and numerical models
Alberto Casillas-Trasvina, Bart Rogiers, Koen Beerten, Laurent Wouters, and Kristine Walraevens
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 5577–5604, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-5577-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-5577-2022, 2022
Short summary
Karst spring recession and classification: efficient, automated methods for both fast- and slow-flow components
Tunde Olarinoye, Tom Gleeson, and Andreas Hartmann
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 5431–5447, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-5431-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-5431-2022, 2022
Short summary
Exploring river–aquifer interactions and hydrological system response using baseflow separation, impulse response modeling, and time series analysis in three temperate lowland catchments
Min Lu, Bart Rogiers, Koen Beerten, Matej Gedeon, and Marijke Huysmans
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 26, 3629–3649, https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-3629-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-26-3629-2022, 2022
Short summary

Cited articles

Adham, M., Jahan, C., Mazumder, Q., Hossain, M., and Haque, A.-M.: Study on groundwater recharge potentiality of Barind tract, Rajshahi district, Bangladesh using GIS and remote sensing technique, J. Geol. Soc. India, 75, 432–438, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12594-010-0039-3, 2010. a
Anderson, M. P., Woessner, W. W., and Hunt, R. J.: Applied groundwater modeling: simulation of flow and advective transport, Academic Press, London, UK, 2015. a, b, c
Asano, T.: Artificial recharge of groundwater, Elsevier, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 2016. a
Ashby, S. F. and Falgout, R. D.: A parallel multigrid preconditioned conjugate gradient algorithm for groundwater flow simulations, Nucl. Sci. Eng., 124, 145–159, https://doi.org/10.13182/NSE96-A24230, 1996. a
Assouline, S. and Or, D.: Anisotropy factor of saturated and unsaturated soils, Water Resour. Res., 42, W12403, https://doi.org/10.1029/2006WR005001, 2006. a
Download
Short summary
In this study, we use a combination of local- and global-sensitivity analyses to evaluate the relative importance of (1) the configuration of subsurface alluvial geology and (2) the hydraulic properties of geologic facies on recharge processes. Results show that there is a large variation of recharge rates possible in a typical alluvial aquifer system and that the configuration proportion of sand and gravel deposits in the subsurface have a large impact on recharge rates.