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History of Hydrogeology

Series: IAH International Contributions to Hydrogeology

By: Nicholas Howden (Editor), John R Mather (Editor)

CRC Press

Hardback | Nov 2012 | #201983 | ISBN-13: 9780415630627
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Lessons can be learnt from the past; from time to time it is useful for practitioners to look back over the historical developments of their science. Hydrogeology has developed from humble beginnings into the broad church of investigatory procedures which collectively form the modern-day hydrogeologist's tool box. Hydrogeology remains a branch of the over-arching science of geology and today provides analysis of the sub-surface part of the water cycle within a holistic approach to problem solving. The History of Hydrogeology, is a first attempt to bring the story of the evolution of the science of hydrogeology together from a country or region specific viewpoint.

It does not cover history to the present day, nor does it deal with all countries involved in groundwater studies, but rather takes the story for specific key countries up and until about the period 1975 to 1980. This is when hydrogeology was still evolving and developing, and in some areas doing so quite rapidly. History of Hydrogeology has been written not only for practitioners of hydrogeology and hydrology but also for teachers and students to see the context of the evolution of the science around the globe. The History of Hydrogeology will also be of interest to science historians and all those interested in the role that individuals, institutes and nations have played over the years in defining modern day studies of groundwater.



The history of hydrogeology project

The history of hydrogeology in Australia
W.H. Williamson

Island hydrogeology: Highlights from early experience in the West Indies and Bermuda
N.S. Robins

History of hydrogeology in China
Han Zaisheng & Chen Mengxiong

Hydrogeology in the Czech Republic
Radomir Muzikar

History of French hydrogeology
Jean Margat, Didier Pennequin & Jean-Claude Roux

History of hydrogeology in Central Europe, particularly relating to Germany
Eckehard Paul Loehnert

History of Hungarian hydrogeology
Irma Dobos, Lajos Marton & Pál Szlabóczky

A brief history of Indian hydrogeology
Dr. Shrikant D. Limaye

History of hydrogeology in Japan
Yasuo Sakura, Katsumoto Momikura, RyumaYoshioka, Makoto Nishigaki, Kazuki Mori, Noriharu Miyake & Mamoru Saito

The development of groundwater hydrology in The Netherlands between the mid-19th century and the late-20th century
Jacobus J. de Vries

The history of hydrogeology in Norway
Kim Rudolph-Lund

History of hydrogeology: Poland
Jan Dowgiałło & Bogdan Kozerski

A brief history of Romanian hydrogeology
P. Enciu, A. Feru, H. Mitrofan, I. Oraseanu, M. Palcu & A. Tenu

250 years of Russian hydrogeology (1730–1980)
E. Zaltsberg

The history of hydrogeology in Serbia
Zoran Stevanovic

The history of South African hydrogeology: maybe short, but surely sweet
Marlese Nel

The History of Hydrogeology in Spain
Emilio Custodio

Hydrogeology in Sweden
Chester Svensson

The progress of hydrogeology in Britain: 1600 to 2000
J.D. Mather

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