Journal of Hydrology, August 5, 2011, Vol.405(3-4), p.333(11)
To link to full-text access for this article, visit this link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.05.030 Byline: Ian Cartwright (a)(b), Harald Hofmann (a)(b), Melissa A. Sirianos (a), Tamie R. Weaver (c), Craig T. Simmons (b)(d) Keywords: Murray River; Groundwater; Baseflow; Geochemistry;.sup.222Rn; Drought Abstract: a* Long-term losing stretches of the River Murray become variable gaining during drought conditions. a* Radon, major ion concentrations, and geophysical techniques indentify gaining and losing reaches. a* Groundwater inflows are [approximately equal to]1% of total discharge. a* Low salinity groundwater lenses underlying the river degrade at low river flows. Author Affiliation: (a) School of Geosciences, Monash University, Clayton, Vic. 3800, Australia (b) National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training, GPO Box 2100, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia (c) URS Australia Pty. Ltd., Level 6, 1 Southbank Blvd., Melbourne, Vic. 3006, Australia (d) School of the Environment, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia Article History: Received 1 September 2010; Revised 1 April 2011; Accepted 18 May 2011 Article Note: (miscellaneous) This manuscript was handled by L. Charlet, Editor-in-Chief, with the assistance of Philippe Negrel, Associate Editor
Nurses -- Chemical Properties ; Groundwater -- Chemical Properties ; Droughts -- Chemical Properties ; Salinity -- Chemical Properties
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