Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping using DRASTIC Model

1st Edition

Prashant Kumar, Praveen Thakur, Sanjit Debnath

CRC Press
Published July 12, 2019
Reference - 104 Pages - 34 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367254469 - CAT# K424219


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This book shows the effectiveness of DRASTIC  model in a geographical setting for validation of vulnerable zones and presents the optimization of parameters for the development of precise maps highlighting several zones with varied contamination. Impact of vadose zone has also been assessed by considering every sub-surface layer.

Exclusive title covering effectiveness of DRASTIC model for groundwater vulnerability assessment

Reviews of the strengths and limitations of assessment methods

Presents multi-criteria evaluation of hydro-geological and anthropogenic factors

Discusses integration with geographic information system (GIS) and remote sensing (RS)

Includes application of groundwater governance framework with a case study study of a geographical setting

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