The Relative Importance of Weather Factors and the Predictions About the Groundwater Level in Jeju

  • Chan Jung Park
  • Junghoon Lee
  • Seong Baeg Kim
  • Jung Suk Hyun
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 214)


The research related to the groundwater level in Jeju has focused on the amount of rainfall and its hydrogeological characteristics so far. However, since the sensor technology has been used in many areas to measure the various types of natural phenomena recently, it allows us to perform advanced analysis on the groundwater in Jeju. In this paper, we consider wind speed, evaporation, temperature, humidity, and rainfall as the factors that can have influences on the groundwater level. We describe how the factors can affect the groundwater and how artificial neural networks can predict the groundwater level. We perform multiple regression and hierarchical linear model analysis. And then, we calculate the relative importance of the weather factors. We use data accumulated from 2003 to 2009 and perform data-oriented analysis rather than theoretical analysis. We divide Jeju region into four basins such as north (Jeju), south (Seogwipo), west (Gosan), and east (Sungsan).


Groundwater Weather Dominance analysis Prediction USN application 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chan Jung Park
    • 1
  • Junghoon Lee
    • 2
  • Seong Baeg Kim
    • 1
  • Jung Suk Hyun
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer EducationJeju National UniversityJeju IslandRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science and StatisticsJeju National UniversityJeju IslandRepublic of Korea
  3. 3.Department of Management Information SystemsJeju National UniversityJeju IslandRepublic of Korea

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