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GroMoPo Metadata for Goksu Deltaic Plain model


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Abstract

Unplanned exploitation of groundwater from coastal aquifers may cause salt water intrusion in coastal aquifers. Coastal areas are generally overpopulated with fertile agricultural lands and diversified irrigated farming activities. The objective of this study was to develop a model to control/prevent seawater intrusion into the coastal aquifer with a case study of the Silifke-Goksu Deltaic Plain. A computer program for the simulation of three-dimensional variable density groundwater flow, SEAWAT, is used to model the seawater intrusion mechanism of the Goksu Deltaic Plain along the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. The calibration analysis of the developed seawater intrusion model is performed using field measured data in the water-year of 2008 including static groundwater head, electrical conductivity, total dissolved solid (TDS), and chloride concentration values collected from 23 observation wells and the existing data which were compiled and reviewed. The main objectives for applying the seawater intrusion model to the Goksu Deltaic Plain were (1) to determine the hydraulic and hydrogeologic parameters of the aquifer, (2) to estimate the spatial variation of the salt concentration in the aquifer and (3) to investigate the impact of the increase and decrease in groundwater extractions. The simulation results show that the Goksu Deltaic Plain aquifer is especially sensitive to the increase in groundwater extraction. (C) 2012 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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Spatial

Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS 84 EPSG:4326
Coordinate Units:
Decimal degrees
Place/Area Name:
Turkey
North Latitude
36.4042°
East Longitude
34.1220°
South Latitude
36.2242°
West Longitude
33.8544°

Content

Additional Metadata

Name Value
DOI 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.07.022
Depth 600
Scale 101 - 1 000 km²
Layers 16-20 layers
Purpose Groundwater resources;Salt water intrusion
GroMoPo_ID 113
IsVerified True
Model Code MODFLOW;SEAWAT
Model Link https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.07.022
Model Time SS
Model Year 2012
Model Authors M. Cobaner, R. Yurtal, A. Dogan, L. H.Motz
Model Country Turkey
Data Available Report/paper only
Developer Email mcobaner@erciyes.edu.tr
Dominant Geology Unconsolidated sediments
Developer Country Turkey
Publication Title Three dimensional simulation of seawater intrusion in coastal aquifers: A case study in the Goksu Deltaic Plain
Original Developer No
Additional Information
Integration or Coupling Solute transport
Evaluation or Calibration Static water levels;Contaminant concentrations
Geologic Data Availability

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GroMoPo, D. Zamrsky (2023). GroMoPo Metadata for Goksu Deltaic Plain model, HydroShare, http://www.hydroshare.org/resource/f90f3bbe28ad4ba3a3e05daee1206ba9

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