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Baseline Scotland : groundwater chemistry of southern Scotland

MacDonald, A.M.; O Dochartaigh, B.E.; Kinniburgh, D.G.; Darling, W.G.. 2008 Baseline Scotland : groundwater chemistry of southern Scotland. British Geological Survey, 89pp. (OR/08/062) (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

This report describes the baseline groundwater chemistry of bedrock aquifers in southern Scotland, from the Scotland-England border to the Southern Upland Fault, with the exception of the highly productive Permian aquifers, which are treated separately. Four main aquifer groups are considered: sedimentary and metasedimentary rocks of both Ordovician and Silurian age; Devonian sedimentary rocks; and Carboniferous sedimentary rocks. There are also small outcrops of igneous rocks, mainly granite and lavas.

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Programmes: BGS Programmes 2008 > Groundwater resources
Funders/Sponsors: NERC, SEPA
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: This item has been internally reviewed but not externally peer-reviewed
Additional Keywords: GroundwaterBGS, Groundwater, Groundwater quality, Aquifer characterisation
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Date made live: 27 Jan 2010 16:13
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/9164

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