OR/14/070 Field activities

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Taylor, R G1, Burgess, W G1, Shamsudduha, M1, Zahid, A2, Lapworth, D J3, Ahmed, K4, Mukheriee, A5 and Nowreen, S6. 2014. Deep groundwater in the Bengal Mega-Delta: new evidence of aquifer hydraulics and the influence of intensive abstraction. British Geological Survey Internal Report, OR/14/070.

1  University College London (UCL), UK;     2  Bangladesh Water Development Board, Bangladesh;     3  British Geological Survey, UK;     4  Dhaka University, Bangladesh;     5  Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur), India;     6  Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Field activities in the Delta Region of Bangladesh and West Bengal (India) occurred as follows:

  • 03-04/2013 Installation of 24 water level (pressure) and 8 barometric pressure loggers at 8 sites
  • 04-05/2013 Sampling of nested piezometer stations — sortie 1
  • 11/2013 Downloading of automated loggers for 6-month record
  • 03/2014 Sampling of nested piezometer stations — sortie 2
  • 05/2014 Downloading of automated loggers for 12-month record