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By Harry Vereecken, Andrew Binley, Giorgio Cassiani, André Revil, Konstantin Titov

This booklet makes a speciality of how hydrogeophysical tools may be utilized to unravel difficulties dealing with environmental engineers, geophysicists, agronomists, hydrologists, soil scientists and hydrogeologists. We current functions of hydrogeophysical easy methods to the knowledge of hydrological strategies and environmental difficulties facing the movement of water and the shipping of solutes and contaminants. nearly all of the booklet is prepared as a sequence of process-driven chapters, every one authored through major specialists. components lined comprise: infiltration and solute shipping strategies, biogeochemical functioning of soil-water structures, coastal groundwater interactions, chilly quarter hydrology, engineered obstacles and landfill techniques. furthermore, the booklet deals perception into the advance of latest info fusion methodologies, of price to many hydrogeophysical investigations, and offers an account how the speedily constructing self-potential procedure may give invaluable information regarding water fluxes and hydrochemical states in the subsurface.

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The CRIM formula). Synthetic geophysical surveys were performed and inversions of these realizations were made. Using this approach, average or pixel-specific field-scale petrophysical relationship could be developed that takes scaling, measurement errors, uncertainties in the petrophysical relationship, and the inversion process into account. Moysey et al. (2005) illustrated for a synthetic example how the methodology improved water content estimation using radar tomograms compared with the case where the intrinsic relationship was applied to map the tomographic estimate into water content.

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Geophysical observations are indirectly related to the hydraulic system properties: for any given soil hydraulic parameter estimates, a flow experiment is simulated and the resulting distributions of water saturation are used as input to simulate dependent geophysical state variables. Inversion proceeds by perturbing the hydraulic parameters – which causes changes in the simulated water distributions and the subsequent dependent geophysical state variables – until a good match between simulated and measured geophysical and hydrological data is achieved.

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