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Field Methods for Geologists and Hydrogeologists

Handbook / Manual
Edited By: Fakhry Assad, Philip E LaMoreaux and Travis H Hughes
377 pages, B/w photos, col and b/w illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Field Methods for Geologists and Hydrogeologists
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  • Field Methods for Geologists and Hydrogeologists ISBN: 9783540408826 Hardback Dec 2004 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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Describes project performance, methods for field study of rocks, soils, and outcrops and how to evaluate impacts of air pollution and water resources systems. The text covers hydrogeologic methods, groundwater monitoring systems, contamination and waste management and discusses groundwater flow in fractured and granular aquifers, including a special reference to karstic aquifers.

Contents

Project Performance and Management.- Rock Composition and Rock Types - Air Pollution to Surface Water Resources System - Surface Waters Sources of Pollution.- Topographic Maps - Surface Geological Maps - Geological Surveying Methods.- Surface Geophysical Exploration Methods.- Magnetic, Gravimetric and Seismic Survey - Ground Penetrating Radar Methods - Remote Sensing and Satellite Hydrology.- Rock Characteristics of Bore Hole Samples - Preparation of Lithologic Logs.- Soil Sampling and Rock Coring Methods - Drilling Methods for Monitoring Well Installation.- Geophysical Well Logging.- Groundwater Hydrogeology.- Groundwater Monitoring System - Waste Management, Rules and Regulations.- Case Studies.- Laboratory Tests for Soils.

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Handbook / Manual
Edited By: Fakhry Assad, Philip E LaMoreaux and Travis H Hughes
377 pages, B/w photos, col and b/w illus, figs, tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Media reviews

Aus den Rezensionen: "Dieses neue, englischsprachige Lehrbuch gibt einen hervorragenden Auberblick uber das Gebiet der Feldmethoden der Angewandten und Hydrogeologie. ! Dies Werk bietet eine Fulle von ubersichtlichen und gut strukturierten Einzelinformationen. Es ist ! sorgfaltig zusammengestellt und insgesamt gut ausgestattet. 12 beitragende Autoren ermoglichten, dass die Herausgeber ein interessantes Buch zusammenstellen konnten. Es entstand ein wichtiges und gultiges Buch, das sich an die Fachleute der angewandt-technischen Geologie als Arbeitshilfe und als Nachschlagewerk wendet, ebenso an den wissenschaftlichen Geologen und an die Studierenden dieser Facher." (S.J. MARKS, in: Zentralblatt fur Geologie und Palaontologie Teil II, 2006, Issue 1-2, S. 63 f.)

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