Hydrogeochemical Vulnerability Estimation

  • Constantin MoraruEmail author
  • Robyn Hannigan
Part of the Springer Hydrogeology book series (SPRINGERHYDRO)


Three representative test sites were used to determine the point of migration (PM) of pollutants in unsaturated zone. Test sites are located in different geographical, geological, and hydrogeological conditions. One common methodology was used for all study territories. In all cases, conclusions of the GAVEL methodology are confirmed with a preliminary study of groundwater quality. It is necessary to note that calculated PM is characteristic for a statistical period of time.


Test sites Migration of pollutants GAVEL methodology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of HydrogeologyInstitute of Geology and SeismologyChisinauMoldova
  2. 2.School for the EnvironmentUniversity of Massachusetts BostonBostonUSA

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