groundwater

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ground·wa·ter

also ground water  (ground′wô′tər, -wŏt′ər)
n.
Water beneath the earth's surface, often between saturated soil and rock, that supplies wells and springs.

groundwater

(ˈɡraʊndˌwɔːtə)
n
(Physical Geography) underground water that has come mainly from the seepage of surface water and is held in pervious rocks

ground′wa`ter

or ground′ wa`ter,


n.
the water beneath the surface of the ground, the source of spring and well water.
[1885–90]

ground·wa·ter

(ground′wô′tər)
Water that flows or collects beneath the Earth's surface. Groundwater originates from rain and from melting snow and ice. It sinks into the ground, filling the small empty spaces in soil, sediment, and porous rocks. Aquifers, springs, and wells are supplied by the flow of groundwater.
Translations

groundwater

[ˈgraʊndwɔːtəʳ] Nagua f subterránea, aguas fpl superficiales

groundwater

[ˈgraʊndwɔːtər] nnappe f phréatique
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Kuesel K, Bloethe M, Schulz D, Reiche M, Drake HL (2008) Microbial reduction of iron and porewater biogeochemistry in acidic peatlands.
Soil temperature in the top 2 cm was measured with a digital thermometer and probe and porewater salinity was measured with the paste method on a single sediment core (Richards 1954).
Gas migration through low-permeable rock formations is controlled not only by the hydraulic and mechanical properties of the rocks (intrinsic permeability, porosity, rock strength), but also by the gas pressure and the hydro-mechanical state of the rock (liquid saturation, porewater pressure) [12].
Nutrient circulation and fate in the hyporheic zone are monitored on a nearly real-time basis using a porewater multiplexer pumping system attached to automatic water quality probes.
On average, the ammonium in porewater from the surrounding aquitard is 3.
Work was funded in part by the project O-DOIS--Oxygen Dynamics coupled with Organic Carbon Mineralization in Intertidal Sandflats: Role of Porewater Advection (POCTI/CTA/47078/2002).
3+] ions diffuse through porewater to more neutral pH areas, they will hydrolyse, releasing secondary acid back to solution.
Consolidation settlement is decrease in voids volume as porewater is squeezed out of soil, occurs slowly according to permeability.
With little to no root/rhizome fraction to support, rhizophytic algae may have a competitive edge in the LLM where sediment porewater nitrogen and phosphorus pools are often half that of seagrass meadows elsewhere along the Texas coast (Kowalski 1999).
The surface layers of the semi-coke waste heaps are under a constant influence of percolating precipitation water, which considerably lowers the pH of porewater in the upper layers and thus initiates, in the first place, the dissolution of ettringite.
Teams of scientists also provide overviews of the two approaches, in the case of TIE, focusing on wastewater, and a discussion of the differences when addressing ambient water, porewater, and sediment.