ABSTRACT

Groundwater constitutes the main source of the freshwater in Ras-Matarma, Sinai, which necessitates optimized management of it. In this context, geophysical ground magnetic, Schlumberger resistivity inversion, remote sensing (RS), geographic information system (GIS), and pumping tests were conducted. The magnetic survey comprised 56 profiles, whereas, Schlumberger resistivity survey were 27 VES. GIS and RS were implemented for watershed analyses in the area. Interpretation of the magnetic data separated significantly the shallow and deep structures with depths ranged from 300 to 1400 m. Qualitative and quantitative modelling of the inverted resistivity data demarcated effectively the fresh aquifer with true resistivity and thickness ranged from 22 to 210 ohm.m and 2 to 80 m, respectively. GIS aggregated all the aforementioned results along with electric and hydraulic parameters of the fresh aquifer.

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