Field-Scale Characterization of Hydraulic Properties I

Friday, 19 December 2014: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Chairs:  Nicasio Sepulveda, U. S. Geological Survey, Orlando, FL, United States and Ty P.A. Ferré, University of Arizona, Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, Tucson, AZ, United States
Primary Conveners:  Keith J Halford, USGS, Carson City, NV, United States
Co-conveners:  Ty P.A. Ferré, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Kolja Rotzoll, University of Hawaii, Water Resources Research Center, Honolulu, HI, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

8:00 AM
Innovative Field Methods for Characterizing the Hydraulic Properties of a Complex Fractured Rock Aquifer (Ploemeur, Brittany)
Olivier Bour1, Tanguy Le Borgne1, Laurent Longuevergne1, Nicolas Lavenant1, Joaquin Jimenez-Martinez1, Jean-Raynald De Dreuzy1, Jonathan Schuite1, Frederic Boudin2, Thierry Labasque1 and Luc Aquilina1, (1)Géosciences Rennes, CNRS - University of Rennes, Rennes Cedex, France, (2)Géosciences Montpellier, CNRS - Université Montpellier 2, Montpellier Cedex 05, France
8:15 AM
A Systematic Comparison of Tidally Induced Water Pressure Changes with a Standard Aquifer Test to Infer Permeability
Vincent Allègre1, Emily E Brodsky1, Stephanie M Nale1 and Nicholas M Johnson2, (1)University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, (2)Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States
8:30 AM
Parameterization of Large Regional Models: The View from the Trenches
Michael N Fienen, USGS Wisconsin Water Science Center, Middleton, WI, United States
8:45 AM
Hydraulic characteristics of fault zones and their impact on groundwater flow 
Eddie Banks1 and Peter G Cook1,2, (1)Flinders University, National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training, Bedford Park, Australia, (2)CSIRO Land & Water, Glen Osmond, Australia
9:00 AM
Dependence of Hydraulic Conductivity on Test Scale: Artifact or Something More?
James J Butler Jr, University of Kansas, Kansas Geological Survey, Lawrence, KS, United States
9:15 AM
Testing the hydrologic utility of geologic frameworks for extrapolating hydraulic properties across large scales
Benjamin B Mirus, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States, Keith J Halford, USGS, Carson City, NV, United States, Donald Steven Sweetkind, USGS, Denver, CO, United States and Joe Fenelon, USGS Nevada Water Science Center, Carson City, NV, United States
9:30 AM
Geophysical Monitoring of Active Infiltration Experiments for Recharge Estimation: Gains and Pains
Ursula Noell1, Axel Lamparter2, Georg Houben1, Paul Koeniger3, Leonard Stoeckl2 and Thomas Guenther4, (1)BGR Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources, Hannover, Germany, (2)BGR, Hannover, Germany, (3)Geozentrum Hannover, Hannover, Germany, (4)Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics - LIAG, Hannover, Germany
9:45 AM
Determination of Scale-Appropriate Hydraulic Parameters for Simulations of Exchange Between Groundwater and Surface Water
Donald O Rosenberry, USGS Central Region Office, Lakewood, CO, United States; US Geological Survey, Lakewood, CO, United States
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