Groundwater/ Surface Water Interaction
California State University, Sacramento
Quantifying Hyporheic Interactions
Upon completion of this unit students should be able to:
Discuss tracer tests that use different scales and tracer types
Evaluate the effects of transient storage
1) Jones and Mulholland: pp. 3-41
2) Harvey, J. W., Wagner, B. J., and Bencala, K. E., Evaluating the reliability of the stream tracer approach to characterize stream-subsurface water exchange: Water Resources Research, v. 32, pp. 2441-2451.
3) Zellweger, G. W., 1994, Testing and comparison of four ionic tracers to measure stream flow loss by multiple tracer injection: Hydrological Processes, v. 8, pp. 155-165.
4) Zellweger, G. W., Avanzino, R. J., and Bencala, K. E., 1989, Comparison of tracer-dilution and current-meter discharge measurements in a small gravel-bed stream, Little Lost Man Creek, California: U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations Report 89-4150, 20 p.
Tim's summary of Jones and Mulholland, pp. 1-43: