Comment on “Tu et al., An Analytical Solution of Groundwater Flow in a Confined Aquifer With a Single Well Circulation System, Water Resources Research, First Published: 12 June 2020.”

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Although renewed interest in flow around groundwater circulation wells is a positive development, the multiple and unacknowledged republication of previously published results is not. This is what has happened in a recent paper published in Water Resources Research by Tu et al. (2020, The paper repeats results that appeared in Ni et al. (2011, as well as in the lead authors' own earlier work: Tu et al. (2019, And all three papers fail to acknowledge that the same ideas and closely related solutions were published in this Journal much earlier by Kabala (1993, and Zlotnik and Ledder (1996,

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kabala, ZJ

Published Date

  • April 1, 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 57 / 4

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1944-7973

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0043-1397

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1029/2020WR029021

Citation Source

  • Scopus