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Title: A guide to monitoring water levels and flows at wetland sites
Author: Environment Agency
Document Type: Monograph
This booklet has been published to assist with the monitoring of water levels and flows at wetlands, although for the purpose of this document estuaries are not included. It suggests a number of methods to collect accurate and meaningful measurements of groundwater (underground water) levels and surface water levels and flows. It also outlines how surface water and groundwater may interact at wetlands, and how information on water levels and flows can be used to gain a better understanding of wetland processes. Although this document concentrates on monitoring water levels and flows, it must be stressed that these are only two elements of many. Without an understanding of all the factors influencing a wetland, it is doubtful if the meaning of water level and flow measurements will be fully understood.
Publisher: Environment Agency
Publication Date: [after 1996]
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: WetlandsMonitoringWater levelsFlow rateSurface waterGroundwaterGuidelines
Extent: 29
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