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groundwater recharge
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The addition of water to an aquifer that occurs naturally from infiltration of rainfall and from water flowing over earth materials that allow water to infiltrate below the land surface.
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/34498.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/34498
Used For
artificial recharge
ground water recharge
Broader Term
hydrogeology
Related Term
drainage water
groundwater
vadose zone
Spanish
recarga de aguas subterráneas
Term Number
34498