IJG  Vol.3 No.2 , May 2012
Interpretation of Groundwater Flow into Fractured Aquifer
ABSTRACT
The region of investigation is part of the western desert of Iraq covering an area of about 12,400 km2, this region includes several large wadis discharging to the Euphrates River. Since the Tectonic features in particular fault zones play a significant role with respect to groundwater flow in hard rock terrains. The present research is focus on investigate lineaments that have been classified as suspected faults by means of remote sensing techniques and digital terrain evaluation in combination with interpolating groundwater heads and MLU pumping tests model in a fractured rock aquifer, Lineaments extraction approach is illustrated a fare matching with suspected faults, moreover these lineaments conducted an elevated permeability zone.

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S. W. Al-Muqdadi and B. J. Merkel, "Interpretation of Groundwater Flow into Fractured Aquifer," International Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2012, pp. 357-364. doi: 10.4236/ijg.2012.32039.
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