Submarine groundwater discharge (SGD) is an ubiquitous coastal process that is driven by a composite of climatologic, hydrogeologic, and oceanographic processes. For example, terrestrial hydraulic gradients that reflect both short and long term climatic conditions almost always transport both surface and ground water toward the coast. In coastal waters, physical oceanographic processes such as wave set-up, tidal pumping, and density-driven circulation impact these hydraulic gradients and thus affect rates of submarine groundwater discharge.
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Groundwater-derived nutrient and trace element transport to a nearshore Kona coral ecosystem: Experimental mixing model results - Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, In Press
Rare earth element behavior during groundwater – seawater mixing along the Kona Coast of Hawaii - Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, In Press
Hydrogeologic controls on chemical transport at Malibu Lagoon, CA: Implications for land to sea exchange in coastal lagoon systems - Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, In press
Sea-level rise and coastal groundwater inundation and shoaling at select sites in California, USA - Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, In Press
Observations of nearshore groundwater discharge: Kahekili Beach Park submarine springs, Maui, Hawaii - Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, In Press
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