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Awareness Debrief
02 Mar 2021
Elanda
  • Borehole
  • Awareness
Awareness can be defined as knowledge or perception of a situation or fact, concern about and well-informed interest in a particular situation or development and the quality or state of being aware. It is also the knowledge and understanding that something is happening or exists. Our awareness is often linked to things we have learned and experienced...
Vadose zone
11 Feb 2021
jessica
  • Geology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Research
The UP Department of Geology has for the past decade focused on how the soil and rock between land surface and the phreatic or saturated zone behave with respect to highly variable moisture contents...
Talk on Machine Learning
11 Feb 2021
jessica
  • Groundwater
  • Groundwater storage
This talk presented research into the applicability of machine learning for the forward prediction of groundwater levels and flow regime, as an alternative to numerical modelling...
groundwater resilience & Visibility
11 Feb 2021
jessica
  • Groundwater
GWD GROUNDWATER CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION 2021 - THEME. The UN-Water selected Theme for World Water Day 2022 is “Groundwater: making the invisible visible” – as proposed by International Groundwater Resource Assessment Centre.
Talk on Natural Attenuation of AMD
11 Feb 2021
jessica
  • Waste
  • Mining
SACNASP CPD EVENT Natural attenuation of acid mine drainage by various rocks in a typical Karoo coalfield: A case study of the Witbank, Ermelo, and Highveld coalfields, South Africa. In the Karoo coalfields, mining operations that release acid mine drainage (AMD) are threatening groundwater resources. An important parameter controlling the extent and severity of AMD impacts is the natural attenuation of rocks in response to introduced of AMD.