Method Type
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`ANIS`

aq test multi-well anisotropic
aquifer test with multiple wells for determination of anisotropy, analytical solution
1
true
`BE `

barometic efficiency
several methods have been documented for computing barometric efficiency
2
true
`DIAL`

aq test for large diameter well
aquifer test for large diameter wells, analytical solution
3
true
`EXMN`

extensometer reading
determination of relative aquifer-system thickness (based on differencing successive measurements) using a measuring tape or dial gauge
4
true
`GRNS`

grain-size distribution determine K
determination of hydraulic conductivity using grain-size distribution of unconsolidated sediments
5
true
`GWQM`

ground water
method type used to measure groundwater discharge in the field
6
true
`IMGC`

use of image wells confined
aquifer test analysis with boundary condition duplicated by image well for confined aquifer (Theis analytical solution)
7
true
`IMGU`

use of image wells unconfined
aquifer test analysis with boundary condition duplicated by image well for unconfined aquifer (Theis analytical solution)
8
true
`LABC`

constant-head permeameter
laboratory method using a constant-head permeameter
9
true
`LABF`

falling-head permeameter
laboratory method using a falling-head permeameter
10
true
`MLTA`

aq test multi-well multi-leaky
aquifer test with multiple wells for multiple leaky aquifers analytical solution
11
true
`MLTC`

aq test multi-well confined
aquifer test with multiple observation wells confined, analytical solution
12
true
`MLTE`

aq test distance-drawdown
aquifer test with multiple well equilibrium method (distance-drawdown for example), analytical solution
13
true
`MLTF`

aq test multi-well fracture flow
aquifer test with multiple observation wells for dual porosity fracture flow, analytical solution
14
true
`MLTL`

aq test multi-well leaky
aquifer test with multiple wells for a leaky aquifer, analytical solution
15
true
`MLTN`

aq test numerical model
aquifer test with multiple wells using numerical method, such as MODFLOW
16
true
`MLTU`

aq test multi-well unconfined
aquifer test with multiple observation wells unconfined, analytical solution
17
true
`PRCP`

precipitation
methods used to collect precipitation data
18
true
`QW `

water quality
method type used to determine water-quality results
19
true
`RCC `

aq test recovery analysis confined
aquifer test analysis of the recovery after pumping ceases
20
true
`SLUG`

aquifer slug test
single well slug test methods, analytical solution
21
true
`SNGC`

single well aquifer test confined
aquifer test with single pumping well confined, analytical solution
22
true
`SNGF`

single flowing well test
aquifer test with single flowing well (constant drawdown variable discharge), analytical solution
23
true
`SNGL`

single flowing well leaky aquifer
aquifer test with single flowing well in a leaky aquifer (constant drawdown variable discharge), analytical solution
24
true
`SNGU`

single well aquifer test unconfined
aquifer test with single pumping well unconfined, analytical solution
25
true
`SPCC`

specific capacity confined
single well, specific capacity test, confined aquifer
26
true
`SPCU`

specific capacity unconfined
single well, specific capacity test, unconfined aquifer
27
true
`STEP`

aquifer step-drawdown
single well step-drawdown, analytical solution
28
true
`SWGH`

surface water gage height
method type used to determine stream gage height
29
true
`SWQC`

surface water discharge, computed
methods used to compute stream discharge from recorded data
30
true
`SWQM`

surface water discharge, measured
methods used to measure stream discharge in the field
31
true
`SWVL`

surface water velocity
method type used to determine stream velocity
32
true
`UNBD`

unsaturated bulk density
bulk density test, unsaturated zone
33
true
`UNDF`

unsaturated diffusivity
diffusivity, unsaturated zone
34
true
`UNHF`

unsaturated hydraulic conductivity, field
saturated or unsaturated hydraulic conductivity, field methods, unsaturated zone
35
true
`UNHL`

unsaturated hydraulic conductivity, lab
saturated or unsaturated hydraulic conductivity, lab methods, unsaturated zone
36
true
`UNKN`

unknown method type
unknown method type. Valid for transfer only
37
true
`UNPD`

unsaturated particle density
particle density test, unsaturated zone
38
true
`UNPO`

unsaturated porosity
porosity, unsaturated zone
39
true
`UNVO`

unsaturated volumetric water content
water content by volume, unsaturated zone
40
true
`UNWC`

unsaturated water content
water content by weight, unsaturated zone
41
true
`UNWP`

unsaturated water potential
water potential or suction, unsaturated zone
42
true
`WL `

water level
method type used to determine water levels
43
true
`WLF `

water level fluctuations
hydraulic properties determined from tides, earth tides, or other causes of water level fluctuations in wells
44
true
`WU `

water use
method type used to determine quantities of water use
45
true