Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 318, Issue 3, pp 2213–2218 | Cite as

Study for artificial recharge process of groundwater using natural isotope tracers

  • Yoon Yeol YoonEmail author
  • Yong Cheol Kim
  • Kil Yong Lee


For overcome groundwater shortage at winter greenhouse farming, artificial groundwater recharge system was developed. And recharge process was studied by using natural isotopes, such as 3H, 222Rn and 87Sr/86Sr ratio variation. The 222Rn concentration variation was from 0.9 to 85.1 Bq/L depending upon the well. The concentration of 222Rn was decreased when water curtain cultivation and artificial groundwater recharge were started and slowly increased after these processes were ended. The 87Sr/86Sr ratio variation of the three monitoring well showed different appearance.


222Rn Sr isotope ratio Artificial groundwater recharge 



This research was supported by the Basic Research Project (18-3411) of the Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM) funded by the Ministry of Science and ICT.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Geologic Environment DivisionKorea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral ResourcesDaejeonKorea

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