A note on groundwater flow along a hillslope


Journal Article

Particular cases of groundwater flow along a hillslope are studied using the groundwater hydraulic theory (e.g., Dupuit approximation) described by the Boussinesq equation. Analytical solutions are found as simple transformations of known similarity solutions. In particular, the expressions for phreatic surface level and volume flux and the corresponding loop-rating curve for the flow of a groundwater mound as well as the travelling wave solutions of the Boussinesq equation are described in detail.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Daly, E; Porporato, A

Published Date

  • January 1, 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 40 / 1

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0043-1397

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1029/2003WR002438

Citation Source

  • Scopus