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Ground-water resources of the Laura area, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands

Scott N. Hamlin

Ground-water resources of the Laura area, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands

by Scott N. Hamlin

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports Section [distributor] in Honolulu, Hawaii, Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Marshall Islands,
  • Majuro Atoll.,
  • Marshall Islands.
    • Subjects:
    • Groundwater -- Marshall Islands -- Majuro Atoll.,
    • Coral reefs and islands -- Marshall Islands.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Scott N. Hamlin and Stephen S. Anthony ; prepared in cooperation with the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
      SeriesU.S. Geological Survey water-resources investigations report ;, 87-4047, Water-resources investigations report ;, 87-4047.
      ContributionsAnthony, Stephen S., Marshall Islands., Geological Survey (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB701 .W375 no. 87-4047, GB1193.M37 .W375 no. 87-4047
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 69 p. :
      Number of Pages69
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2148898M
      LC Control Number88601569

      Groundwater -- Long Island. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Groundwater; Long Island; Filed under: Groundwater -- Long Island. Fluctuations of the wa. The ground water in the Island is generally alkaline and EC varies from to micromhos /cm at 25°C. The ground water is generally alkaline and under Na+-SO4 2-type and shallow meteoric percolation type. The factors affecting the quality are rainfall, tides, ground water recharge and draft, human and animal wastes, oil spills and Author: V S Joji.

      The Kwajalein Hourglass is an authorized publication for military personnel, federal employees, contractor workers and their families assigned to USAKA/KMR. Contents of the Hourglass are not necessarily official views of, or endorsed by, the U.S. Government, Department of Defense, Department of the Army or USAKA/KMR. Groundwater -- Utah. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Groundwater; Groundwater -- United States; Utah; Filed under: Groundwater -- Utah. Ground water.

      Examples of freshwater availability in different small oceanic islands, including atolls and volcanic, is given in Table This chapter focuses on predictive numerical model s of saltwater intrusion in an atoll island with rising sea level, using the Laura area of Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean as an example The results. The paper reviews the historic and linguistic record for the occurrence of short-eared owls on the scattered atolls of the Marshall Islands, the easternmost group of Micronesia. Spennemann, Dirk H. R. () The June Eruption of Fonualei Volcano, Tonga.


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Ground-water resources of the Laura area, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands by Scott N. Hamlin Download PDF EPUB FB2

GROUND-WATER RESOURCES OF THE LAURA AREA, MAJURO ATOLL, MARSHALL ISLANDS By Scott N. Hamlin and Stephen S. Anthony U.S.

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Water-Resources Investigations Report Prepared in cooperation with the REPUBLIC OF THE MARSHALL ISLANDS Honolulu, Hawaii Cited by: Get this from a library. Ground-water resources of the Laura area, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands.

[Scott N Hamlin; Stephen S Anthony; Marshall Islands.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. The water system that supplies the heavily populated Dalap-Uliga-Darrit (DUD) area of Majuro atoll, Marshall Island, relies almost entirely upon airstrip catchment of rain water.

Droughts cause severe water supply problems and water rationing is required, even during periods of normal rainfall. The Laura area contains a substantial lens of fresh groundwater that could be. Ground-water resources of the Laura area, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands Paperback – January 1, by Scott N.

Hamlin (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: Scott N. Marshall Islands book Hamlin. Effects of the Drought on the Freshwater Lens in the Laura Area, Majuro Atoll, Republic of the Marshall Islands By Todd K.

Presley Prepared in cooperation with the. Laura has been Majuro Atoll indicated as a priority action by the Republic of the Marshall Islands Environmental Protection Agency (RMIEPA) and the Majuro Water and Sewage Company (MWSC).

In response to the El-Niño-related drought in. Griggs JE, Peterson FL () Ground-water flow dynamics and development strategies at the atoll scale. Ground Water – CrossRef Google Scholar Hamlin SN, Anthony SS () Groundwater resources of the Laura area, Majuro Atoll, Marshall by: 2.

The 34 islands that make up the atoll nation are on average 3 to 4 metres above sea level and would be heavily inundated by a 1-metre rise in sea level. In a recent speech on climate change, the country’s president Christopher Loeak said “I fear that life in the Marshall Islands may soon become like living in a war zone.”.

Based on Piper's trilinear classification, groundwater samples (i.e., W-4, 6, 7 and 8) under investigation were classified as chemically alkalies earth/strong acidic, but. S.N. Hamlin, S.S. AnthonyGround-Water Resources of the Laura Area, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands. USGS Water Resources Investigation Report 87– USGS Water Resources Investigation Report 87–Cited by: 9.

In this study, the mathematical model SUTRA was used to examine development alternatives for a two-phase miscible ground-water system in a cross.

The nuclear testing at Bikini Atoll program was a series of 23 nuclear weapons detonated by the United States between and at seven test sites on the reef itself, on the sea, in the air, and underwater. The test weapons produced a combined fission yield of Mt of explosive power. The United States was engaged in a Cold War nuclear arms race with the Soviet.

Geography. The atoll is kilometres ( mi) north of Majuro Atoll, the capital of the Marshall Islands, and 10 kilometres ( mi) southwest of Utirik comprises six islands with a combined land area of square kilometres ( sq mi) and a lagoon area of square kilometres ( sq mi).Archipelago: Marshall Islands.

A study was conducted on Roi-Namur Island, Kwajalein Atoll to define the extent of the freshwater lenses and recharge zones and to asses potential contaminant migration from known sources of contamination. Rainfall, which is the sole natural source of freshwater, is strongly seasonal and occasional multi-year droughts are capable of disrupting the island's water supply.

The protection of groundwater resources of Majuro Atoll, the urban capital of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is critically important to provide essential fresh water supply for the growing population demands of the atoll.

The land area of RMI comprises only % of the total area of the country and groundwater resources are extremely. Not counting the five full islands, Jemo, Jabwat, Kili, Lib and Mejit, the atolls of the Marshall Islands range from very small, with less than km 2, such as Nadikdik (Knox) Atoll, to very large: with km 2 lagoonal area, Kwajalein Atoll has the distinction of being the atoll with the world's largest lagoon (U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers. MARSHALL ISLANDS PACIFIC OCEAN 0 MILES 05 KILOM ET RS Figure 1. Ebadon Roi-Namur Kwajalein 0 10 MILES 0 10 KILOMETERS KWAJALEIN ATOLL Kwajalein Atoll Enewetak Atoll 2 Ground-Water Geochemistry of Kwajalein Island, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Description of the Study Area 3 demand on ground-water resources and the.

Hamlin SN, Anthony SS () Ground-water resources of the Laura area, Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands, USGS Water Resources Investigation Report 87–, Hawaii, U.S.A. Hein JR, Gray SC, Richmond BR () Geology and hydrogeology of the Cook by: Ground-water geochemistry of Kwajalein Island, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Paperback – January 1, by Gordon W.

Tribble (Author)Author: Gordon W. Tribble. Life on coral atolls can be very precarious. The sand cay islets are low-lying (in the main less than 2m above high water) and small. Only the larger islands (over m by m) are suitable for permanent human habitation, as they possess a fragile lens of freshwater floating on top of a saltwater base.

It is this lens of groundwater that allows for a variety of plant life, Cited by:. Full text of "Majuro, a village in the Marshall Islands" See other formats.This study assesses the future groundwater supply of a large coral island, Gan Island, Republic of Maldives, under influences of rainfall patterns, sea level rise, and population growth.

The method described in this paper can be used to estimate the future groundwater supply of other coral islands. Gan is the largest inhabited island ( ha) of the Republic of Maldives with a Author: Chenda Deng, Ryan Bailey.

Conceptual diagram showing impact of sea-level rise and wave-driven flooding on atoll-island groundwater. (A) Current sea level. (B) Future sea level. Sea-level rise will allow for greater wave heights (H) and wave-driven runup (R), resulting in frequent overwash that will contaminate the atoll island’s freshwater lens.

Note: Heights are.