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groundwater
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
Water within the earth that supplies wells and springs. Specifically, water in the zone of saturation where all openings in soils and rocks are filled-the upper surface of which forms the watertable.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/11571.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/11571
Used For
ground water
Broader Term
water
Narrower Term
saline groundwater
well water
Related Term
aquifers
groundwater contamination
groundwater extraction
groundwater recharge
groundwater treatment
horizontal wells
Spanish
aguas subterráneas
Term Number
11571