Cone of depression
cone of depression
Glossary of "Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet (2nd ed.)" by Botkin & Keller (1998)
- A cone-shaped depression in the water table caused by withdrawal of water at rates greater than the rates at which the water can be replenished by natural groundwater flow.
- Botkin, D. B. & Keller, E. A. 1998. Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet, 2nd ed. -xxxxii + 649 pp. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York.