Articles | Volume 27, issue 8
Research article
19 Apr 2023
Research article |  | 19 Apr 2023

Impact of urban geology on model simulations of shallow groundwater levels and flow paths

Ane LaBianca, Mette H. Mortensen, Peter Sandersen, Torben O. Sonnenborg, Karsten H. Jensen, and Jacob Kidmose


Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on hess-2022-330', Anonymous Referee #1, 03 Nov 2022
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Ane LaBianca, 09 Dec 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on hess-2022-330', Anonymous Referee #2, 14 Nov 2022
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Ane LaBianca, 09 Dec 2022
  • RC3: 'Comment on hess-2022-330', Anonymous Referee #3, 29 Nov 2022
    • AC3: 'Reply on RC3', Ane LaBianca, 09 Dec 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
ED: Publish subject to revisions (further review by editor and referees) (12 Dec 2022) by Stefano Galelli
AR by Ane LaBianca on behalf of the Authors (23 Jan 2023)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (24 Jan 2023) by Stefano Galelli
RR by Anonymous Referee #2 (02 Feb 2023)
RR by Anonymous Referee #3 (03 Mar 2023)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (06 Mar 2023) by Stefano Galelli
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (14 Mar 2023) by Wouter Buytaert (Executive editor)
AR by Ane LaBianca on behalf of the Authors (21 Mar 2023)  Manuscript 
Short summary
The study explores the effect of Anthropocene geology and the computational grid size on the simulation of shallow urban groundwater. Many cities are facing challenges with high groundwater levels close to the surface, yet urban planning and development seldom consider its impact on the groundwater resource. This study illustrates that the urban subsurface infrastructure significantly affects the groundwater flow paths and the residence time of shallow urban groundwater.