HYCH- Basic computer program for hydrogeochemical studies

Balasubramanian, A. and Subramanian, S. and Sastri, J. C. V. (1991) HYCH- Basic computer program for hydrogeochemical studies. In: Seminar on Development and management of groundwater in irrigation and other water sectors, 7-8 March, Trivandrum.

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Abstract

The qualitative characterisitics and the hydrogeochemical classification of groundwater facies are attempted through conventional graphical representations or simple numerical procedures. Almost all varieties of informations can be obtained from a set of limited input by adopting micro- computer techniques. A simple utility oriented computer program- HYCH can be executed even through pocket/home- computers. The program performs the classification of groundwater using the criteria of Hill- Piper, Handa, Schoeller, Stuyfzand and USSL schemes. Parameters like permeability index, sodium absorption ratio, CaCO3- Saturation indices, chloro-alkaline indices and ionic strength of groundwater are computed in sequences. The mechanism controlling the groundwater chemistry is identified. The nature of saline intrusion or otherwise is also detected. The probable significance of the results are taken as output. The program will be useful for all those involved in routine hydrochemical studies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Physical Sciences > Earth Science
Divisions: PG Campuses > Manasagangotri, Mysore > Earth Science
Depositing User: Ms. Swapna deepa
Date Deposited: 14 Oct 2016 09:41
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:41
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/18957

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