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File Size
14.06 MB
Authors
Neven Kresic
Year
2008
Edition
1
Number of Pages
852
Publisher
McGraw-Hill
ISBN
9780071492737
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An All-Inclusive Guide to Efficient, Cost-Effective Management of Groundwater Resources Groundwater Sustainability is a reliable, one-stop guide containing all the information you'll need to succeed in your groundwater management and development projects. It covers virtually every aspect of the subject, from how to characterize groundwater and evaluate its resources to determining the interactions between surface water and groundwater. Packed with hundreds of illustrations, this expansive guide reviews both established and innovative aquifer restoration techniques and technologies, including the control and remediation of contaminant sources and groundwater contaminant plumes. You'll also find valuable information regarding resource augmentation, the engineering necessary for resource development, and building comprehensive databases for efficient, cost-effective assessment. Written in an inviting-to-read style by a recognized expert in the field, Groundwater Sustainability provides the last word on the all-important subject of how to maintain and manage the most precious natural resource. Inside: In-depth coverage of groundwater availability and sustainability Treatment options for groundwater contaminants Tools and techniques for effectively managing aquifers Proven tactics for protecting and restoring groundwater resources Case studies, figures, graphs, and photographs Tips on building assessment models using a GIS platform This all-in-one guide covers: Global Freshwater Resources Aquifer Evaluation Groundwater Resource Development Groundwater Recharge Climate Change and Its Impact on Groundwater Groundwater Chemistry Drinking Water Treatment Options Managing & Restoring Groundwater Resources
Chapter 1. Global Freshwater Resources and Their Use Chapter 2. Groundwater System Chapter 3. Groundwater Recharge Chapter 4. Climate Change Chapter 5. Groundwater Quality Chapter 6. Groundwater Treatment Chapter 7. Groundwater Development Chapter 8. Groundwater Management Chapter 9. Groundwater Restoration Appendix A: Values of W(u) for Fully Penetrating Wells in a Confined, Isotropic Aquifer Appendix B1: Unit Conversion Table for Length, Area, and Volume Appendix B2: Unit Conversion Table for Flow Rate Appendix B3: Unit Conversion Table for Hydraulic Conductivity and Transmissivity Index
Water quality, Water conservation, Groundwater - Management, Aquifer storage recovery, Geological surface processes (geomorphology), Hydrology & the hydrosphere
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