Université de Neuchâtel

Spotlight on heterogeneity : measuring and modelling stream-aquifer interactions

Kalbus, Edda ; Zwahlen, François (Dir.) ; Schirmer, Mario (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2009 ; Th. 2086.

Interactions between groundwater and streams play an important role for the functioning of stream ecosystems. Most nutrient cycling and stream metabolism takes place in the transition zone between aquifers and streams. Since flow patterns are the major controlling factor for the transformation of dissolved compounds in the transition zone, the characterization and quantification of flow is an...