Hydrogeology of Virginia

Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication
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Edited by: Christopher M. BaileyW. Cullen SherwoodL. Scott Eaton, and David S. Powars



The hydrogeology of Virginia documented herein is in two parts. Part 1 consists of an overview and description of the hydrogeology within each regional aquifer system in the Commonwealth. Part 2 includes discussions of hydrogeologic research topics of current relevance including: 1. the Chesapeake Bay impact structure, 2. subsidence/compaction in the Coastal Plain, 3. groundwater age and aquifer susceptibility, 4. the occurrence of groundwater at depth in fractured-rock and karst terrains, and 5. hydrologic response of wells to earthquakes around the world.

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Publication type Book chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Title Hydrogeology of Virginia
Series title Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication
ISBN 1-884549-40-3
Year Published 2016
Language English
Publisher The Virginia Museum of Natural History
Publisher location Martinsville, VA
Contributing office(s) Virginia Water Science Center
Description 26 p.
Larger Work Type Book
Larger Work Subtype Monograph
Larger Work Title The geology of Virginia (Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication 18)
First page 315
Last page 340
Country United States
State Virginia
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