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References, Methods for Estimating Groundwater Recharge In Humid Regions

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Method Category Author Date Title Publication
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Meinzer, O.E. 1923 The occurrence of groundwater in the United States with a discussion of principles U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 489, 321 p.
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Meinzer, O.E., and Stearns, N.D. 1929 A study of groundwater in the Pomperaug Basin, Connecticut with special reference to intake and discharge U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 597B: p. 73-146
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Rasmussen, W.C., and Andreasen, G.E. 1959 Hydrologic budget of the Beaverdam Creek Basin, Maryland U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 1472, 106 p.
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Childs, E.C., 1960 The nonsteady state of the water table in drained land Journal of Geophysical Research bol. 65, p. 780-782.
Recession-Curve Displacement Streamflow Rorabaugh, M.I. 1960 Use of water levels in estimating aquifer constants in a finite aquifer International Association of Scientific Hydrology, Publication 52, p. 314-323
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Olmsted, F.H., and Hely, A.G. 1962 Relation between ground water and Streamflow in Brandywine Creek Basin Pennsylvania U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 417-A, 21 p.
Recession-Curve Displacement Streamflow Rorabaugh, M.I. 1964 Estimating changes in bank storage and ground-water contribution to streamflow International Association of Scientific Hydrology, Publication 63, p. 432-441.
Temperature Tracers Stallman, R.W. 1964 Multiphase fluid flow in porous media- a review of theories pertinent to hydrology studies U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 411-E, p.51
Recession-Curve Displacement Streamflow Rorabaugh, M.I. and Simons, W.D. 1966 Exploration of methods relating ground water to surface water, Columbia River basin – second phase: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 62 p.
Base Flow Streamflow Hall, F.R. 1968 Base-flow recessions – a review Water Resources Research, vol. 4, no. 5, p. 973-983
Chloride Tracers Eriksson, E. and Khunakasem, V. 1969 Chloride concentration in groundwater, recharge rate and rate of deposition of chloride in the Israel Coastal Plain Journal of Hydrology, vol. 7, p. 178-197
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Walton, W.C. 1970 Groundwater resource evaluation McGraw-Hill, New York, 664 p.
Tritium Tracers Allison, G.B. and Hughes, M.W. 1975 The use of environmetal tritium to estimate recharge to a South-Australian aquifer Journal of Hydrology, vol. 26, p. 245-254
Recession-Curve Displacement Streamflow Daniel, J.F. 1976 Estimating groundwater evapotranspiration from streamflow records: Water Resources Research, vol. 12, no. 3 p. 360-364.
Tritium Tracers Allison, G.B. and Hughes, M.W. 1977 The history of tritium fallout in southern Australia as referred from rainfall and wine samples Earth Planet Sci Lett, vol. 36, p. 334-340
Seepage Meters Streamflow Lee, D.R. 1977 A device for measuring seepage flux in lakes and estuaries Limnology and Oceanography, vol. 22, p. 140-147
Seepage Meters Streamflow Kraatz 1977 Irrigation canal lining FAO Land Water Dev Ser vol. 1, p. 199
Chloride / Tritium Tracers Allison, G.B. and Hughes, M.W. 1978 The use of environmetal chloride and tritium to estimate total recharge to an unconfined aquifer Aust J Soil Res, vol. 60, p. 157-173
Seepage Meters Streamflow Lee, D.R., and Cherry, J.A. 1978 A field exercise on groundwater flow using seepage meters and mini-peizometers Journal of Geological Education vol. 27, p.6-10
Base Flow Streamflow Pettyjohn, W.A. and Henning, Roger 1979 Preliminary estimate of ground-water recharge rates, related streamflow and water quality in Ohio Ohio State University Water Resources Center Project Completion Report Number 552, 323p.
Multiple Multiple Sammis, T.W., Evans, D.D., and Warrick, A.W. 1980 Comparison of methods to estimate deep percolation rates Water Resources Bulletin vol. 18, no. 3, p. 466-470
Tritium Tracers Egboka, B.C.E., Cherry, J.A., Farvolden, R.N. and Frind, E.O. 1983 Migration of contaminants in groundwater at a landfill: a case study. 3. Tritium as an indicator of dispersion and recharge Journal of Hydrology, vol. 63, p. 51-80
Multiple Water Budget Rosenberg, N.J., Bald, B.L., and Verma, S.V. 1983 Micro-climate The biological environment, 2nd ed. Wiley, New York
HELP3 Water Budget Richardson, C.W. and Wright, D.A. 1984 WGEN: A model for generating daily weather variables U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, ARS-8, 83 p.
Zero-Flux Plane Unsaturated Zone Wellings, J.R. 1984 Recharge of the Upper chalk aquifer at a site in Hampshire, England Journal of Hydrology, vol. 69, p. 259-273
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Sophocleous, M.A. 1985 The role of specific yield in ground-water recharge estimations—A numerical study Ground Water, vol. 23, no. 1, p. 52-58
Zero-Flux Plane Unsaturated Zone Dreiss, S.J. and Anderson, L.D. 1985 Estimating vertical soil moisture flux at a land treatment site Ground Water, vol. 23, p. 503-511
General Water Budget Steenhuis, T.S., Jackson, C.D., Kung, S.K. and Brutsaert, W. 1985 Measurement of groundwater recharge in eastern Long Island, New York, USA Journal of Hydrology, vol. 79, p. 145-169
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Gerhart, J.M. 1986 Ground-water recharge and its effect on nitrate concentrations beneath a manured field site in Pennsylvania Ground Water, vol.24, no.4, p. 483-489
Base Flow Streamflow Wahl, K.L. and Wahl, T.L. 1988 A computer program for determining an index to base flow U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Water Resources Research Laboratory.
GW Models Groundwater McDonald, M.G., and Harbaugh, A.W. 1988 A modular three-dimensional finite-difference ground-water flow model U.S. Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations, book 6, chap. A1, 586 p.
General Water Budget Healy, R.W, Gray, J.R., de Vries, M.P. and Mills, P.C. 1989 Water balance at a low-level radioactive disposal site Water Resources Bulletin, vol. 25, p. 381-390
Tritium Tracers Roberston, W.D. and Cherry, J.A. 1989 Tritium as an indicator of recharge and dispersion in a groundwater system in central Ontario Water Resources Research, vol. 25, p. 1097-1109
Temperature Tracers Lapham, W.W. 1989 Use of temperature profiles beneath streams to determine rates of vertical groundwater flow and vertical hydraulic conductivity U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2337, 34 p.
Multiple Multiple Lerner, D.N., Issar, A.S. 1990 Groundwater recharge – A guide to understanding and estimating natural recharge International Association of Hydrogeologists, International Contributions to Hydrolgeology, vol. 8, 147 p.
Multiple Multiple Lerner, D.N., Issar, A.S., and Simmers, I. 1990 Groundwater recharge, a guide to understanding and estimating natural recharge International Association of Hydrogeologists, Kenilworth, Rep 8, 345 pp
Base Flow Streamflow Nathan, R.J. and McMahon, T.A. 1990 Evaluation of automated techniques for base flow and recession analyses Water resources Research, vol. 26, no 7, p. 1465-1473
Base Flow Streamflow Nathan, R.J. and McMahon, T.A. 1990 Evaluation of automated techniques for base flow and recession analyses Water Reasources Research, vol. 26, p. 1465-1473
Zero-Tension Lysimeters Unsaturated Zone Allen, R.G., Howell, T.A., Pruitt, W.O., Walter, I.A. and Jensen, M.E. 1991 Lysimeters for evapotranspiration and environmental measurements In: Proc Int Symp on Lysimetry, American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, 444 p.
Water-Table Fluctuation / Water Budget Water Budget / Groundwater Sophocleous, M.A. 1991 Combining the soil water balance and water-level fluctuation methods to estimate natural ground-water recharge: practical aspects Journal of Hydrology, vol. 124, p. 229-241
Chloride Tracers Scanlon, B.R. 1991 Evaluation of moisture flux from chloride data in desert soils Journal of Hydrology, vol. 128, p. 137-156
Seepage Meters Streamflow Taniguchi, M., and Fukuo, Y. 1993 Continuous measurements of ground-water seepage using an automatic seepage meter Ground Water vol. 31, p. 675-679
Recession-Curve Displacement and Base Flow Streamflow Rutledge, A.T. 1993 Computer programs for describing the recession of ground-water discharge and for estimating mean ground-water recharge and discharge from streamflow records U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations Report 93-4121.
New Jersey Water Budget Charles, E.G. 1993 A method for evaluating ground-water recharge areas in New Jersey New Jersey Geological Survey Report GSR-32, 95 p.
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Hall, D.W. and Risser, D.W. 1993 Effects of agricultural nutrient management on nitrogen fate and transport in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Water Resources Bulletin vol. 29, p. 55-76.
HELP3 Water Budget Schroeder, P.R., Aziz, N.M., Lloyd, C.M., and Zappi, P.A. 1994 The hydrologic evaluation of landfill performance (HELP) model, user’s guide for version 3 EPA/600/R-94/168a, September 1994, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development, Washington, D.C., 84 p.
Temperature Tracers Constantz, J., Thomas, C.L. and Zellweger, G. 1994 Influence of diurnal variations in stream temperature on streamflow loss and groundwater recharge Water Resources Research vol. 28, p. 99-107
CFCs Tracers Ekwurzel, B.S.P., Smethie, W.M., Jr.,Plummer, L.N., Busenberg, E., Michel, R.L., Weppering, R. and Stute, M. 1994 Dating of shallow groundwater: comparison of the transient tracers 3H/3He, Chlorofluorocarbons, and 85Kr Water Resources Research, vol. 30, no. 6, p. 1693-1708
Darcian Unsaturated Zone Nimmo, J.R., Stonestrom, D.A., and Akstin, K.C. 1994 The feasibility of recharge rate measurements using the steady state centrifuge method Soil Science Society of America Journal, vol. 58, p.49-56
Darcian Unsaturated Zone Nimmo, J.R., Stonestrom, D.A., and Akstin, K.C. 1994 The feasibility of recharge rate determinations using the steady-state centrifuge method Soil Sciience Society of America Journal, vol. 58, p. 49-56
HELP3 Water Budget Schroeder, P.R., Dozier, P.R., Zappi, P.A., McEnroe, B.M., Sjostrom, J.W., and Peyton, R.L. 1994 The hydrologic evaluation of landfill performance (HELP) model, engineering documentation for version 3 EPA/600/9-94/xxx, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Risk Reduction Engineering Laboratory, Washington, D.C., 116 p.
Base Flow Streamflow Arnold, J.G., Allen, P.M., Muttiah, R., and Bernhardt, G. 1995 Automated base flow separation and recession analysis techniques Ground Water, vol. 33, no. 6, p. 1010-1018.
Zero-Tension Lysimeters Unsaturated Zone Evett, S.R., Warrick, A.W. and Mathias A.D. 1995 Wall material and capping effects on microlysimeter temperatures and evaporation Soil Science Society of America Journal, vol. 59, p. 329-336
Base Flow Streamflow Sloto, R.A., and Crouse, M.Y. 1996 HYSEP: a computer program for streamflow hydrograph separation and analysis U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4040, 46 p.
Recession-Curve Displacement Streamflow Mau, D.P., and Winter, T.C. 1996 Estimating ground-water recharge from streamflow hydrographs from a small mountain watershed in a temperate humid climate, New Hampshire, USA Ground Water, vol. 35, no. 2, p. 291-304
Recession-Curve Displacement and Base Flow Streamflow Rutledge, A.T. and Mesko, T.O. 1996 Estimated hydrolic characteristics of shallow aquifer systems in the Valley and Ridge, the Blue Ridge, and the Piedmont phsiographic province based on analysis of streamflow recession and base flow U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, vol. 1422-B, p. 54
Base Flow Streamflow Daniel, C.C.III 1996 Ground-water recharge to the regolith-fractured crystalline rock aquifer system, Orange County, North Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4220, 59 p.
Deep Percolation Model Water Budget Bauer, H.H. and Vaccaro, J.J. 1987 Documentation of a deep percolation model for estimating ground-water recharge U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-536, 180 p.
Regression Regionalization Holtschlag, D.J. 1997 A generalized estimate of ground-water recharge rates in the Lower Peninsula of Michigan U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 2437, 37 p.
Zero-Tension Lysimeters Unsaturated Zone Ward, A.L. and Gee, G.W. 1997 Performance of a field-scale surface barrier The Journal of Environmental Quality, vol. 26, p. 694-705
Recession-Curve Displacement Streamflow Rutledge, A.T. 1997 Model estimated ground-water recharge and hydrograph of ground-water discharge to a stream U.S. Geol. Survey Water Resources Investigations Report 97-4253
CFCs Tracers Cook, P.G. and Soloman, D.K. 1997 Recent advances in dating young groundwater: chlorofluorocarbons, 3H/3He and 85Kr Journal of Hydrology, vol. 191, p. 245-265
Temperature Tracers Ronan, A.D., Prudic, D.E., Thodal, C.E. and Constantz, J. 1998 Field study and simulation of diurnal temperature effects on infiltration and variably saturated flow beneath an ephemeral stream Water Resources Research vol.34, p. 2137-2153
Recession-Curve Displacement and Base Flow Streamflow Rutledge, A.T. 1998 Computer programs for describing the recession of ground-water discharge and for estimating mean ground-water recharge and discharge from streamflow data – update U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 98-4148, 43 p.
General Water Budget Tindall, J.A, and Kunkel, J.R. 1999 Unsaturated zone hydrology for scientists and engineers Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey
Zero-Tension Lysimeters Unsaturated Zone Gburek, W.J. and Folmar, G.J. 1999 A ground water recharge field study: site characterization and initial results: Hydrological Processes, vol. 13, p. 2813-2831
Recession-Curve Displacement Streamflow Rutledge, A.T. 2000 Considerations for use of the RORA program to estimate ground-water recharge from streamflow records U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-156, 44 p.
Watershed Models Streamflow Arnold, J.G., Muttiah, R.S., Srinivasan, R., Allen, P.M., 2000 Regional estimation fo base flow and groundwater recharge in the Upper Mississippi River Basin Journal of Hydrology, vol. 227, P. 21-40
Watershed Models Streamflow Sophocleous, M., Perkins, S.P. 2000 Methodology and application on combined watershed and ground-water models in Kansas Journal of Hydrology, vol. 236, p. 185-201
Multiple Multiple Delin, G.N., Healy, R.W., Landon, M.K., and Bohlke, J.K. 2000 Effects of topography and soil properties on recharge at two sites in an agricultural field Journal American Water Resources Association, vol. 36, no. 6, p. 1401-1416
GW Models Groundwater Sophocleous, M., Perkins, S.P. 2000 Methodology and application on combined watershed and ground-water models in Kansas Journal of Hydrology, vol. 236, p. 185-201
Multiple Tracers Scanlon, B.R. 2000 Uncertainties in estimating water fluxes and residence times using environmetal tracers in an arid unsaturated zone Water Resources Research, vol. 36, p. 395-409
HELP3 Water Budget Berger, Klaus 2000 Validation of the hydrologic evaluation of landfill performance (HELP) model for simulating the water balance of cover systems Environmental Geology, vol. 39, no 11, p.1261-1274.
Recession-Curve Displacement Streamflow Halford, K.J., and Mayer, G.C. 2000 Problems associated with estimating ground water discharge and recharge from stream-discharge records Ground Water, vol. 38, no. 3, p. 331-342
Multiple Multiple Scanlon, B.R., Healy, R.W., and Cook, P.G. 2002 Choosing appropriate techniques for quantifying groundwater recharge Hydrogeology Journal, vol. 10, p. 18-39.
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Healy, R.W. and Cook, P.G. 2002 Using groundwater levels to estimate recharge Hydrogeology Journal vol. 10, p. 91-109.
Recession-Curve Displacement Streamflow Rutledge, A.T. 2002 User guide for the PULSE program: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-455, p. 34.
Multiple Multiple Ruhl, J.F., Kanivetsky, Roman, and Shmagin, Boris, 2002 Estimates of recharge to unconfined aquifers and leakage to confined aquifers in the seven-county metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4092
HELP3 Water Budget Jyrkama, M.I., Sykes, J.F., and Normani, S.D. 2002 Recharge estimation for transient ground water modeling Ground Water, vol. 40, no 6 p. 638-648
Multiple Multiple Nimmo, J.R., Stonestrom, David, and Healy, R.W. 2003 Aquifer recharge in Encyclopedia of Water Science, Stewart, B.A and Howell, T.A. eds., Marcel Dekker, Inc., p. 1-4.
Base Flow Streamflow Szilagyi, Jozef, Harvey, F.E., and Ayers, J.F. 2003 Regional estimation of base recharge to ground water using water balance and a base-flow index Ground Water, vol. 41, no. 4, p. 504-513.
Darcian Unsaturated Zone Baehr, A.L., Kaufman, L.J., Perkins, K.S., and Nolan, B.T. 2003 Estimating spatial variability of recharge in Southern New Jersey from unsaturated-zone measurements U.S. Geological Survey Water-Reasources Investigations Report 02-4288, 31 p.
Regression Regionalization Flynn, R.H., and Tasker, G.D. 2004 Generalized estimates from streamflow data of annual and seasonal ground-water-recharge rates for drainage basins in New Hampshire U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5019, 61 p.
Multiple Multiple Risser, D.W., Gburek, W.J., and Folmar, G.J. 2005 Comparison of methods for estimating ground-water recharge and base flow at a small watershed underlain by fractured bedrock in the eastern United States U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5038, 31 p.
Darcian Unsaturated Zone Perkins, K.S. 2005 Recharge rates based on unsaturated zone measurements, New Jersey San Jose State University, M.S. thesis, 87 p.
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Crosbie, R., Binning, P., and Kalma, J., 2005 A time series approach to inferring groundwater recharge using the water table fluctuation method, Water Resources Research vol. 41, no. 1, p. 1-9
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Heppner, C.S. and Nimmo, J.R. 2005 A computer program for predicting recharge with a master recession curve U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5172, 8 p.
Multiple Multiple Delin, G.N., Healy, R.W., Lorenz, D.L., and Nimmo, J.R. 2007 Comparison of local- to regional-scale estimates of ground-water recharge in Minnesota, USA Journal of Hydrology, vol. 334, no. 1-2, p.231-249
Regression Regionalization Lorenz, D.L. and Delin, G.N. 2007 A regression model to estimate regional ground-water recharge in MN Ground Water, Vol 45, no. 2
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Heppner, C.S., Nimmo, J.R., and Risser, D.W. 2007 Multiple methods of recharge estimation at a humid-region fractured rock site Hydrogeology Journal, 13p.
Water-Table Fluctuation Groundwater Coes, A.L., Spruill, T.B., and Thomasson, M.J. 2007 Comparison of recharge rates estimated from multiple methods for a shallow unconfined aquifer Hydrogeology Journal

 

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