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hydrogeology Line breaks: hydro|geol¦ogy
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪdrəʊdʒɪˈɒlədʒi/

Definition of hydrogeology in English:


[mass noun]
The branch of geology concerned with water occurring underground or on the surface of the earth.
Example sentences
  • The board found it would have an impact on the geology, hydrogeology and ecology of the area.
  • He is an active researcher in field and theoretical aspects of mass transport, contaminant hydrogeology and groundwater geochemistry.
  • What I found is deep groundwater and hydrogeology, they have a big impact on the way we should be doing things in this part of the world.



Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪdrəʊdʒɪəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/
Example sentences
  • The investigation programme collected a large amount of lithological, hydrogeological and hydrochemical data from 18 boreholes up to 2000 m deep.
  • Without geological and hydrogeological parameters for a specific site this can only be evaluated in general terms.
  • These hydrogeological conditions are controlled by relative land and sea level, erosion and deposition, the cold climate processes of permafrost and glaciation, and rock stress changes.


Example sentences
  • Mining geologists, petroleum geologists, and hydrogeologists are highly qualified specialists; degrees in mining geology have been given for about 150 years at various universities.
  • The direction of groundwater flow beneath the site can be determined by a hydrogeologist.
  • Yet, at the same time, hydrogeologists are forecasting a continuation of steady rises in watertables in this region.

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