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Groundwater Geophysics

Edited By: Reinhard Kirsch

568 pages, 317 black & white illustrations, 16 colour illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Nov 2008 | Edition: 2 | #179336 | ISBN-13: 9783540884040
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NHBS Price: £135.00 $170/€160 approx

About this book

From the reviews: "Groundwater Geophysics demonstrates the use of geophysics for the detection and delineation of groundwater resources. ! This book covers a lot of material in geophysics and does a pretty good job of it. Besides serving as a reference book, I could see this book being used as a textbook for a groundwater geophysics course. ! The index at the end of the book is extensive ! . I think this book would be a good addition to the bookshelf of a geophysicist ! ." (David C. Bartel, The Leading Edge, January, 2007) From the reviews of the second edition: "This book is a collection of independent chapters written by 27 contributing authors, most of whom have academic or research backgrounds. ! it is targeted toward both students and professionals. ! Groundwater Geophysics: A Tool for Hydrogeology has a strong northern European emphasis in both the technologies and applications presented. The text provides good phenomenological descriptions, and there are extensive reference lists for additional reading. ! a well-packaged ! and it is a useful library resource." (Peeter E. Pehme, Environmental & Engineering Geoscience, Vol. XVII (1), February, 2011)


Contents

Petrophysical Properties of Permeable and Low-permeable Rocks.- Seismic Methods.- Geoelectrical Methods.- Complex Conductivity Measurements.- Electromagnetic Methods.- The Transient Electromagnetic Method.- Ground Penetrating Radar.- Magnetic Resonance Sounding.- Magnetic, Geothermal, and Radioactivity Methods.- Radiomagnetotellurics.- Microgravimetry.- Direct Push-Technology.- Vertical Flows in Groundwater Monitoring Wells.- Aquifer Structures-Pore Aquifers.- Aquifer Structures: Fracture Zones and Caves.- Groundwater Quality-Saltwater Intrusions.- Geophysical Characterisation of Aquifers.- Groundwater Protection: Vulnerability of Aquifers.- Groundwater Protection: Mapping of Contaminations.

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