Definition of hydrogeology in English:

hydrogeology

noun

  • [mass noun] The branch of geology concerned with water occurring underground or on the surface of the earth.

    • ‘Due to their peculiar location, formation and hydrogeology, the coral islands have limited fresh water availability - both from surface and ground water sources.’
    • ‘The board found it would have an impact on the geology, hydrogeology and ecology of the area.’
    • ‘It is best suited for determining a region's hydrogeology, which is its main function.’
    • ‘What I found is deep groundwater and hydrogeology, they have a big impact on the way we should be doing things in this part of the world.’
    • ‘He is an active researcher in field and theoretical aspects of mass transport, contaminant hydrogeology and groundwater geochemistry.’

Pronunciation:

hydrogeology

/ˌhʌɪdrəʊdʒɪˈɒlədʒi/