Inorganic and tracer data for groundwaters collected in Nigeria and Mali in 2010 as part of a project to look at residence times of shallow groundwater in West Africa and to assess the implications for hydrogeology and resilience to climate change.

Dataset title Inorganic and tracer data for groundwaters collected in Nigeria and Mali in 2010 as part of a project to look at residence times of shallow groundwater in West Africa and to assess the implications for hydrogeology and resilience to climate change.
Dataset creators Dan J Lapworth, British Geological Survey
A. M. MacDonald, British Geological Survey
W. G. Darling, British Geological Survey
D. C. Gooddy, British Geological Survey
H. C. Bonsor, British Geological Survey
Dataset theme Geoscientific Information
Dataset abstract The data includes field chemistry, major and minor ions (ICP-MS and IC), nutrients (DOC), and tracers (Tritium, CFCs, SF6, δ18O, δ2H, δ13CDIC) collected in Nigeria and Mali in 2010. There is a brief description of the source, depth and completion date of the borehole, type of pump, estimated village population and estimated rainfall. Work funded by UK Department for International Development.
Dataset content dates 01/04/2010 - 31/03/2012
Dataset spatial coverage Nigeria - Abeokuta, Gusau, Minna
Mali – Bandigara, Mopti
Dataset supply format MS Excel
MS Word
Dataset language English-United Kingdom
Dataset discovery metadata record Discovery Link to the dataset's BGS Discovery Metadata record
Dataset publisher British Geological Survey
Dataset publication date 31st October 2019
Dataset digital object identifier(DOI) 10.5285/8eeba79b-96fa-405c-918f-58d67f2917a0
Dataset citation text Lapworth, D J; MacDonald, A M; Darling, W G; Gooddy, D C; Bonsor, H C (2019): Inorganic and tracer data for groundwaters collected in Nigeria and Mali in 2010 as part of a project to look at residence times of shallow groundwater in West Africa and to assess the implications for hydrogeology and resilience to climate change.. British Geological Survey. (Dataset). https://dx.doi.org/10.5285/8eeba79b-96fa-405c-918f-58d67f2917a0
Constraints and terms of use This data set is available under Open Government Licence, subject to the following acknowledgement accompanying any reproduced materials: "Contains data supplied by permission of the Natural Environment Research Council [YEAR]".
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