hy·​dro·​ge·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌhī-drō-jē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce hydrogeology (audio) \

Definition of hydrogeology

: a branch of geology concerned with the occurrence, use, and functions of surface water and groundwater also : the phenomena dealt with in hydrogeology

Other Words from hydrogeology

hydrogeologist \ ˌhī-​drō-​jē-​ˈä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce hydrogeology (audio) \ noun

Examples of hydrogeology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Famiglietti is a hydrologist and director of the Global Institute for Water Security at the University of Saskatchewan, where Ferguson is an associate professor focusing on hydrogeology. Ian James, The Arizona Republic, 28 Apr. 2021 Consider an example from a science that generates few partisan arguments: hydrogeology. Scott K. Johnson, Ars Technica, 13 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of hydrogeology

1824, in the meaning defined above

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“Hydrogeology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrogeology. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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