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Groundwater Resources: Sustainability, Management, and Restoration

By: Neven Kresic

852 pages, Illustrations

McGraw Hill

Hardback | Oct 2008 | #181870 | ISBN-13: 9780071492737
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Written by professional hydrogeologist Dr. Neven Kresic, "Groundwater Resources" offers an authoritative, comprehensive treatment of groundwater resources development and management, offering sustainability methods and detailed principles on groundwater protection and restoration. The author reviews established as well as emerging techniques and technologies for aquifer restoration.


Chapter 1. Global Freshwater Resources and Their Use Chapter 2. Groundwater System Chapter 3. Groundwater Recharge Chapter 4. Climate Change Chapter 5. Groundwater Quality Chapter 6. Groundwater Treatment Chapter 7. Groundwater Development Chapter 8. Groundwater Management Chapter 9. Groundwater Restoration Appendix A: Values of W(u) for Fully Penetrating Wells in a Confined, Isotropic Aquifer Appendix B1: Unit Conversion Table for Length, Area, and Volume Appendix B2: Unit Conversion Table for Flow Rate Appendix B3: Unit Conversion Table for Hydraulic Conductivity and Transmissivity Index

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Neven Kresic is the vice president of the American Institute of Hydrology for International Affairs. He is a member of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, International Water Association, and National Ground Water Association.

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