confined aquifer

водоносный пласт, ограниченный водоупором; напорный водоносный пласт

Англо-русский словарь технических терминов. 2005.

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  • confined aquifer —    1. An aquifer bounded above and below by confining units of distinctly lower permeability than that of the aquifer itself.    2. An aquifer containing confined ground water. Generally, a confined aquifer is subject to pressure greater than… …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • confined aquifer — /kənfaɪnd ˈækwəfə/ (say kuhnfuynd akwuhfuh) noun an aquifer in which water is confined under pressure by overlying and underlying impermeable strata …   Australian English dictionary

  • Aquifer — Typical aquifer cross section An aquifer is a wet underground layer of water bearing permeable rock or unconsolidated materials (gravel, sand, or silt) from which groundwater can be usefully extracted using a water well. The study of water flow… …   Wikipedia

  • aquifer — /ak weuh feuhr/, n. any geological formation containing or conducting ground water, esp. one that supplies the water for wells, springs, etc. [1900 05; prob. < F aquifère (adj.); see AQUI , FER] * * * In hydrology, a rock layer or sequence that… …   Universalium

  • Aquifer test — An aquifer test (or a pumping test) is conducted to evaluate an aquifer by stimulating the aquifer through constant pumping, and observing the aquifer s response (drawdown) in observation wells. Aquifer testing is a common tool that… …   Wikipedia

  • aquifer, artesian —    A confined aquifer where the potentiometric surface rises above the top of the aquifer bed [16] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • aquifer — a water bearing geological formation. Springs and wells depend on aquifers for water. Described as artesian (confined) or water table (unconfined). May contain cave fishes …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • confined —    A modifier which describes a condition in which the potentiometric surface is above the top of the aquifer [22].    Synonymous with artesian …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Artesian aquifer — See Great Artesian Basin for the water source in Australia. An artesian aquifer is a confined aquifer containing groundwater that will flow upwards through a well without the need for pumping. Water may even spurt out of the ground if the natural …   Wikipedia

  • artesian aquifer —    Synonymous with confined aquifer. See aquifer, artesian …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • ground water, confined —    Ground water under pressure significantly greater than atmospheric and whose upper limit is the bottom of a confining unit [22].    See also confined; confining unit; confined aquifer …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology


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