CLIGRO

CLIGRO project in EGU 2018, Vienna (9 - 13 of April 2018)

Several members of CLIGRO (Héctor Aguilera Alonso, Ana Fernández Ayuso, Carolina Guardiola Albert, Juan Antonio Luque Espinar y Miguel Rodríguez Rodríguez) presented 5 poster in the Annual Meeting of the European Geosciences Union (Vienna, Austria). The titles of the works are the following:

Proyecto CLIGRO en EGU 2018, Viena (9 al 13 de abril de 2018)

- Influence of oceanic tides on the piezometric levels of detrital aquifer of Doñana National Park (Spain)
- Estimating large amounts of missing precipitation data
- Using a Facebook model for groundwater level prediction: The Prophet forecasting procedure
- Hydrological status of the main ponds of Doñana National Park from 1994 to 2015 using telemetry and piezometry
- Using three different thermal approaches to characterize the physical limnology and surface – groundwater relations in a pond (Doñana National Park, Spain)
Proyecto CLIGRO en EGU 2018, Viena (9 al 13 de abril de 2018) Proyecto CLIGRO en EGU 2018, Viena (9 al 13 de abril de 2018)
Proyecto CLIGRO en EGU 2018, Viena (9 al 13 de abril de 2018) Proyecto CLIGRO en EGU 2018, Viena (9 al 13 de abril de 2018)

Measuring in the field

After the meeting of the project, on 16 February the team went to the field to perform the periodical activities of sampling and downloading data.

Ensayo de trazadores en las inmediaciones del meteo-lisímetro
Taking soil samples for the tracer test analysis

Ensayo de trazadores en las inmediaciones del meteo-lisímetro
Downloading piezometric data
in the vicinities of Santa Olalla lagoon

Ensayo de trazadores en las inmediaciones del meteo-lisímetro
Downloading piezometric data
in the center of Santa Olalla lagoon

Annual meeting of CLIGRO project

In February 15, 2018 the annual meeting of the project took place in Seville, where the team updated the progress made in 2017. Lidia Molano Leno presented the results of new instrumental installation and initial analysis of the lysimeter data tasks. Miguel Rodríguez Rodríguez presented the progress made thanks to the existing equipment in the environment of the lagoon of Santa Olalla. Juan Antonio Luque Espinar showed the results of the spectral analysis of piezometric data. Finally, Guardiola Carolina Albert explained the execution of the tracer test and presented the 3D geological model of the aquifer developed with geostatistical techniques.

Ensayo de trazadores en las inmediaciones del meteo-lisímetro

Course

Between 11th and 15th of December 2017 Nuria Naranjo and Carmen Serrano, member of the CLIGRO project, improved their technical skills in the Cordoba University. They followed the course "Unveling soil moisture at any spatial scale: measuement, monitoring and modeling techniques".

Curso - Unveling soil moisture at any spatial scale: measuement, monitoring and modeling techniques

CLIGRO project in XIII Congress of Unsaturated Zone Research, Zaragoza (8 - 10 of November 2017)

Claus Kohfahl presented in an oral communication recent results of high precision measurements of meteorological and soil water components in the Doñana National Park.
[Presentation PDF]

Proyecto CLIGRO en las XIII Jornadas de Investigación de la Zona No Saturada, Zaragoza (8 - 10 de noviembre 2017)

CLIGRO project in Congress on Groundwater and Global Change in the Western Mediterranean

Between November 6th and 9th, members of the CLIGRO project presented their progress by participating in the congress with three contributions:

- A poster, presented by Nuria Naranjo Fernández, about the improvements in the hydrogeological MODFLOW model of Almonte-Marismas aquifer.

Proyecto CLIGRO en el Congress on Groundwater and Global Change in the Western Mediterranean

 - A poster, presented by Héctor Aguilera Alonso, about the piezometric predictions in Matalascañas (Huelva) using the Prophet software, commonly used for Facebook for the data analysis.

- An oral presentation, presented by Lidia Molano Leno, concerning the advances in the data of the lysimeter of the coastal dunes of Doñana owned by IGME.

Proyecto CLIGRO en el Congress on Groundwater and Global Change in the Western Mediterranean Proyecto CLIGRO en el Congress on Groundwater and Global Change in the Western Mediterranean

Tracer test in the vicinity of the meto lysimeter

October 18 2017, members of the CLIGRO project carried out a tracer test in the surroundings of the lysimeter having IGME in Doñana. The test consisted in the introduction of three tracers harmless to health and environment (BrK, BrLi, NO3K) in an area of 6 x 3 m2. The injection system was with a watering can.

Ensayo de trazadores en las inmediaciones del meteo-lisímetro

The test will last 18 months, taking monthly soil samples of 2 m. A sample was taken to measure the value of the tracers before the injection of the tracers.

Ensayo de trazadores en las inmediaciones del meteo-lisímetro Ensayo de trazadores en las inmediaciones del meteo-lisímetro

Field campaign in the lagoon of Santa Olalla

6 members of the project CLIGRO (Claus Kohfahl, Antonio Nicolas Martínez Sánchez de la Nieta, Fernando Ruíz Bermudo, Lidia Molano Leno, Daniel Jesús Martínez Suárez, and Romy David) participated in a field campaign carried out between 18-22 September 2017.

Campaign field in the lagoon of Santa Olalla

During this campaign, 3 points were equipped (Santa Olalla P1, Santa Olalla P2, and Santa Olalla P3) in the surroundings of the lagoon of Santa Olalla with shallow piezometers. In the piezometers of P2 and P3 level, conductivity and temperature sensors for continuous recording were installed. In these points TDR humidity sensors were jointly installed. A meteorological station was also installed.

CLIGRO IN THE
17. GUMPENSTEINER LYSIMETERTAGUNG CONGRESS

Last May 9 2017 Stefan Engelhardt (UMS company) presented one poster with results from the CLIGRO Project in the 17. Gumpensteiner Lysimetertagung congress, held in the Höhere Bundeslehr- und Forschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft Raumberg-Gumpenstein Institute (Raumber-Gumpesntein, Austria), from 9 to 10 May 2017. The poster shows groundwater recharge estimations computed from lysimeter measurements, comparing them with the approximation obtained from data taken with a tipping bucket rain gauge.

CLIGRO EN EL CONGRESO 17. GUMPENSTEINER LYSIMETERTAGUNG

ENSEGID INTERNSHIP IN THE CLIGRO PROJECT

In early May Romy David joined the project CLIGRO to carry out an internship in hydrology and hydrogeology. She is studying in ENSEGID (École Nationale Supérieure en Environnement, Géoressources et Ingénierie du Développement Durable, Bordeaux, France). Romy David will be until September of this year 2017 in the IGME’s office in Sevilla.

The major tasks that take place within the CLIGRO project are: participation in fieldwork and the campaigns of sampling, statistical evaluation of data of groundwater, organization of data base, hydraulic modeling and hydrochemistry, data analysis of isotopes, statistical analysis and programming.

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PRÁCTICAS DE ENSEGID EN EL PROYECTO CLIGRO

CLIGRO PROJECT IN PABLO DE OLAVIDE UNIVERSITY

On Thursday May 11 2017, in the framework of the VII seminar series of the Department of Physical, Chemical and Natural Systems of the Pablo de Olavide University, Miguel Rodríguez Rodríguez, member of the research team of the CLIGRO Project, , gave the seminar Andalusian lagoons. Functioning, origin and degradation.”.

Professor Rodriguez looked at the important and diverse heritage lagoons in Andalusia. The variety of geology in this region has influenced, to a large extent, the existence of very different types of lagoons: from small glacial accumulations of low salinity up to extensive and flat hypersaline lagoons located in the countryside.

CLIGRO PROJECT IN PABLO DE OLAVIDE UNIVERSITY
CLIGRO PROJECT IN GEOLODÍA 17

On Saturday May 6 2017, Miguel Rodríguez Rodríguez, member of the research team of the CLIGRO Project, participated in the organization and development of Geolodía 17, in the province of Seville (Spain). Geolodía is an activity organized by the Geological Society of Spain that aims to bring to society both geology and the profession of geologist.

Geolodía 2017
On this occasion the endorheic complex of La Lantejuela was visited, interpreting the geological context, the genesis and the hydrological functioning of the lagoons.

In the following link more details can be found: https://www.upo.es/diario/

CLIGRO PROJECT IN EGU 2017

CLIGRO PROJECT IN EGU 2017

Members of the CLIGRO project research team participated the past April 2017 in the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2017, hold in Vienna (Austria).

CLIGRO PROJECT IN EGU 2017

CLIGRO PROJECT IN EGU 2017

A poster presentation analyses the spatiotemporal variability rainfall and its relation with wetlands hydroperiods with geostatistical tools.

[Poster PDF ]

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