This `user-friendly' introduction to hydrogeology adopts a process-oriented approach facilitating the integration of individual concepts.
The Origin of Porosity and Permeability. Ground--Water Movement. Main Equations of Flow, Boundary Conditions, and Flow Nets. Ground Water in the Basin Hydrologic Cycle. Hydraulic Testing: Models, Methods, and Applications. Ground Water as a Resource. Stress, Strain, and Pore Fluids. Heat Transport in Ground--Water Flow. Solute Transport. Principles of Aqueous Geochemistry. Chemical Reactions. Colloids and Microorganisms. The Equations of Mass Transport. Mass Transport in Natural Ground--Water Systems. Mass Transport in Ground--Water Flow: Geologic Systems. Introduction to Contaminant Hydrogeology. Modeling the Transport of Dissolved Contaminants. Multiphase Fluid Systems. Remediation: Overview and Removal Options. In Situ Destruction and Risk Assessment. Answers to Problems. Appendices. References. Index.