water table

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water table

The upper limit of the saturated area of the earth containing groundwater.The water table will be at varying depths depending on location and time of year.

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The radar data are used to delineate the bedrock profile [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3A OMITTED], depth to the phreatic surface [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3B OMITTED], and alluvial stratification within the fluvial deposit [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 3B OMITTED].
A groundwater monitoring system installed at the study site has shown that the phreatic surface within the lateral channel bar remains approximately horizontal.
The phreatic surface data correlate well over the full range of data for transect 1, yielding a regression coefficient [R.