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Title: Modeling cross-hole slug tests in an unconfined aquifer

Abstract

Cross-hole slug test date are analyzed with an extended version of a recently published unconfined aquifer model accounting for waterable effects using the linearized kinematic condition. The use of cross-hole slug test data to characterize aquifer heterogeneity and source/observation well oscillation parameters is evaluated. The data were collected in a series of multi-well and multi-level pneumatic slug tests conducted at a site in Widen, Switzerland. Furthermore, the tests involved source and observation well pairs separated by distances of up to 4 m, and instrumented with pressure transducers to monitor aquifer response in discrete intervals.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4]
  1. California Polytechnic State Univ., San Luis Obispo, CA (United States)
  2. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
  3. AF-Consult Switzerland Ltd., Dattwil (Switzerland)
  4. ETH Zurich, Zurich (Switzerland)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1254150
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1396559
Report Number(s):
SAND-2015-10322J
Journal ID: ISSN 0022-1694; 611808
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Hydrology
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 540; Journal ID: ISSN 0022-1694
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; cross-hole slug tests; multi-level; unconfined aquifer; hydraulic conductivity; specific storage; specific yield

Citation Formats

Malama, Bwalya, Kuhlman, Kristopher L., Brauchler, Ralf, and Bayer, Peter. Modeling cross-hole slug tests in an unconfined aquifer. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.06.060.
Malama, Bwalya, Kuhlman, Kristopher L., Brauchler, Ralf, & Bayer, Peter. Modeling cross-hole slug tests in an unconfined aquifer. United States. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.06.060
Malama, Bwalya, Kuhlman, Kristopher L., Brauchler, Ralf, and Bayer, Peter. Tue . "Modeling cross-hole slug tests in an unconfined aquifer". United States. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.06.060. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1254150.
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abstractNote = {Cross-hole slug test date are analyzed with an extended version of a recently published unconfined aquifer model accounting for waterable effects using the linearized kinematic condition. The use of cross-hole slug test data to characterize aquifer heterogeneity and source/observation well oscillation parameters is evaluated. The data were collected in a series of multi-well and multi-level pneumatic slug tests conducted at a site in Widen, Switzerland. Furthermore, the tests involved source and observation well pairs separated by distances of up to 4 m, and instrumented with pressure transducers to monitor aquifer response in discrete intervals.},
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journal = {Journal of Hydrology},
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