coefficient of groundwater discharge

Ratio of groundwater runoff, or total groundwater discharge of an aquifer, to the precipitation (rainfall) , expressed in the same units (groundwater inflow into or outflow from the aquifer and storage change should be taken into account).

 

Source:

UNESCO/WMO International Glossary of Hydrology (2nd revised ed., 1992)

Posted on February 6, 2014 .