1887

Abstract

Kharga Oasis is the southernmost of five oases in the Western Desert of Egypt. The Oasis bears potential Nubian Sandstone Aquifer, which considered being the most bearing underground reservoir at Egypt. Agricultural and population development of this region suggests the importance of the evaluation of its water storage capacity. Satellite spatial and temporal gravity data have opened new perspectives on the Earth sciences and hydrological studies. The two sets of the satellite data have been utilized to study configuration and temporal water recharge capacity of underground basin reservoirs. The study shows set of faulting led to a complicated configuration of the underground sand basin. In addition, Monthly data from GRACE estimate the irregularities of the water income. Finally, the study pointed out the potentiality of using satellite spatial and temporal gravity data to study configuration and temporal water recharge capacity of underground basin reservoirs.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/papers/10.3997/2214-4609.20131902
2013-11-24
2021-12-02
Loading full text...

Full text loading...

http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/papers/10.3997/2214-4609.20131902
Loading
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error