History of hydrogeology Short description of life and work of Oskar Smreker (1854-1935)

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  • Mihael Brenčič

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https://doi.org/10.5474/geologija.2008.014

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In the article life and work of Oskar Smreker (1854-1935) designer of Ljubljana waterworks born in the vicinity of the Celje city - today Slovenia is described. During his long and successful life he has designed and built many waterworks based manly on the groundwater abstraction all over the Europe and Near East. He was also very prolific writer; he has published many papers related to groundwater flow and construction of waterworks. In the scientific literature he has been known as one of the first authors considering nonlinear theory of water flow through the porous media. After him equation that relates gradient and discharge of groundwater is named. Some literature in German speaking area defines him as one of the founding fathers of groundwater science.

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Brenčič, M. (2008). History of hydrogeology Short description of life and work of Oskar Smreker (1854-1935). Geologija, 51(2), 141–146. https://doi.org/10.5474/geologija.2008.014

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