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The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering

Edited By: JW Delleur

1336 pages, Col & b/w figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Oct 2006 | Edition: 2 | #162384 | ISBN: 084934316X
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NHBS Price: £140.00 $171/€157 approx

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Written by experts from academia, government agencies, laboratories, and consulting firms around the globe, this outstanding resource explores the subject of groundwater from an engineering perspective, comprehensively addressing the range of subjects related to subsurface hydrology. It provides a practical treatment of the flow of groundwater, the transport of substances, the construction of wells and well fields, the production of groundwater, and site characterization and remediation of groundwater pollution. The book emphasizes the presentation of results rather than derivations and provides results for and examples of real-world situations.


Geological Occurrence of Groundwater. - One-Dimensional Flow of Groundwater. - Two- and Three-Dimensional Flow of Groundwater. - Geophysical and Tracer Characterization Methods. - Hydraulics of Wells. - Well Tests. - Groundwater Contaminants. - Contaminant Transport in the Saturated Zone. - Contaminant Transport in the Unsaturated Zone. - Site Remediation of Groundwater. - Biodegradation. - Geosynthetics and Subsurface Screens. - Kriging and Inversing. - The Role of Geographical Information Systems in Groundwater Engineering. - Experimental Techniques.

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