Hydrological conceptual model characterisation of an abandoned mine site in semiarid climate. The Sierra de Cartagena-La Unión (SE Spain)

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Robles-Arenas, Virginia María; Candela Lledó, Lucila;
  • Publisher: Geologica Acta
  • Journal: Geologica Acta (issn: 1696-5728, eissn: 1695-6133)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1344/105.000001532
  • Subject: :Enginyeria civil::Geologia::Hidrologia subterrània [Àrees temàtiques de la UPC] | Groundwater--Spain | Sierra de Cartagena-La Unión | Aigües subterrànies -- Contaminació | Open-pit and underground mining | Semi-arid zone hydrology | Acid mine drainage | Fractured aquifer. Open-pit and underground mining; Sierra de Cartagena-La Unión; Acid mine drainage; Semi-arid zone hydrology | Fractured aquifer | Strip mining--Environmental aspects | Mines -- Explotació a cel obert -- Aspectes ambientals

A comprehensive study at Sierra de Cartagena-La Unión (SE Spain) abandoned mine site was carried out to characterise the regime and water quality of the groundwater system after the mine closure. The system consists of five geologic fractured blocks belonging to the Alp... View more