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Environmental Hydrogeology

By: James W LaMoreaux

CRC Press

Hardback | Feb 2008 | Edition: 2 | #171426 | ISBN-13: 9781420054859
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About this book

Today's environmental problems present a great challenge to geoscientists, requiring an understanding of environmental hydrogeology and its applications. This book, written by a respected practitioner within the field, provides a complete introduction to the fast-growing field of environmental hydrogeology. Readers can explore a variety of solutions and practical applications to address topics, such as groundwater recharging and protection. This new edition includes completely updated material and the addition of several new case studies. Complete with practice exercises and a solutions manual, this reference is beneficial to students, engineers, and environmental regulators.


Contents

IntroductionGeological Aspects for Assessments, Clean-Up, and Siting of Waste Disposal SitesHydrogeologyEnvironmental Impacts Related to Hydrogeological SystemsKinds of Wastes and Physiography of Waste Disposal SitesEnvironmental Impacts on Water Resource SystemsWaste Management for Groundwater ProtectionCase StudiesThe Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System in EgyptSiting a Secure Hazardous Waste Landfill in a Limestone TerraneCatastrophic Subsistence: An Environmental Hazard, Shelby County, AlabamaEnvironmental Hydrogeology of Figeh Spring, Damascus, SyriaAppendix A: GlossaryAppendix B: Conversion TablesAppendix C: Math Modeling and Useful ProgramsSoftware: Drawdown Around Multiple WellsIndex

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Biography

P.E. LaMoreaux & Associates, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt P.E. LaMoreaux and Associates, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

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