Definition of hydrogeology in English:

hydrogeology

Syllabification: hy·dro·ge·ol·o·gy
Pronunciation: /ˌhīdrəjēˈäləjē
 
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noun

The branch of geology concerned with water occurring underground or on the surface of the earth.
More 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.

Derivatives

hydrogeological

Pronunciation: /-ˌjēəˈläjikəl/
adjective
More 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.

hydrogeologist

noun
More 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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