The background for the present knowledge about hydraulic conductivity of clayey till in Denmark is summarized. The data show a difference of 1-2 orders of magnitude in the vertical hydraulic conductivity between values from laboratory measurements and field measurements. This difference is discussed and based on new data, field observations and comparison with North American studies, it is concluded to be primarily due to fractures in the till.
Research Article|April 01 1990
Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity of Clayey Tills and the Role of Fractures
Johnny Fredericia; Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity of Clayey Tills and the Role of Fractures. Hydrology Research 1 April 1990; 21 (2): 119–132. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/nh.1990.0009
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