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Freshwater resources management: Starting SMART characterization of New Zealand’s aquifers

Table showing aquifer properties to be measured and proposed methods to be applied in the Smart Aquifer Characterization research program.
cropped image from figure 2 showing a country's mapDespite the importance of New Zealand’s groundwater resources, we still lack essential information related to their basic properties which are required to avoid overexploitation of resources and water scarcity situations where humans and the economy will be stressed due to insufficient water supply.