Groundwater Monitoring in the Border Area of Poland with Lithuania

  • Tomasz Gidziński
  • Rafał Janica
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security book series (NAPSC)


The results of groundwater monitoring observations carried out at groundwater bodies (GWB) in Poland’s border areas serve to identify or confirm the status of GWB and to identify trends in the groundwater system, with particular consideration given to the impacts of anthropopressures (including those originating from facilities situated in the territories of the neighbouring states), in terms of the ­disturbance of the natural filtration directions, groundwater level fluctuation dynamics and changes in the groundwater quality. In addition, the determination of representative locations of monitoring points makes it possible to identify in detail the groundwater filtration directions and can be helpful in determining ­transboundary flows, as well as in estimating their rates.


Groundwater Level Water Framework Directive Observation Well Border Zone Monitoring Point 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Polish Geological Institute – National Research InstituteWarsawPoland

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