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IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology


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The International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) serves scientists, engineers and other professionals working in the field of groundwater resource planning, management and protection. IAH has two book series which are produced under the imprint of CRC Press in the Netherlands, part of the Taylor and Francis Group. IAH books have the common purpose of spreading the science and knowledge of hydrogeology and are products arising from IAH’s congresses and meetings, its commissions and networks, as well as a variety of other sources. Information is gathered from highly respected sources and include case studies, regional descriptions, analyses of sub-disciplines and outputs from major international programmes.

Selected Papers
The first series is the Selected Papers, often referred to as the ‘green books’. These are collections of papers derived from Congress and other meetings which normally, but not always, were sponsored by IAH. They may also be a collection of papers derived from a programme of investigation that again need not necessarily have enjoyed direct IAH involvement.

International Contributions to Hydrogeology
The second series, International Contributions to Hydrogeology, the ‘blue books’, includes monographs on sub-disciplines of hydrogeology as well as outlets for major international investigatory programmes and collections of papers within a broad theme of international interest.

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Groundwater Governance in the Indo-Gangetic and Yellow River Basins: Realities and Challenges

Groundwater Governance in the Indo-Gangetic and Yellow River Basins: Realities and Challenges

Aditi Mukherji, Karen G. Villholth, Bharat R. Sharma, Jinxia Wang
September 13, 2017

One of the key features of agricultural development in the last five decades has been intensive groundwater use in the Indo-Gangetic Basin (Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh) and in the Yellow River Basin (China). Groundwater irrigates almost 60% of the net irrigated area in South Asia and 70%...

Groundwater Response to Changing Climate

Groundwater Response to Changing Climate

Makoto Taniguchi, Ian P. Holman
June 16, 2017

Groundwater systems are vital to both society and the environment, supporting food production and many other ecosystem services. Sustainable management of this vital resource for future generations requires a sound understanding of how groundwater might respond to the inevitable changes in future...

Karst without Boundaries

Karst without Boundaries

Zoran Stevanović, Neven Krešić, Neno Kukurić
April 26, 2016

Karstified rocks of different lithology cover more than 10% of the continental surface of our planet. It is known that some 20% or even a few percent more of the global population largely depends on karstic groundwater but in many karst areas all over the world there are limited natural resources...

Solving the Groundwater Challenges of the 21st Century

Solving the Groundwater Challenges of the 21st Century

Ryan Vogwill
April 21, 2016

Groundwater is integral to many human and environmental systems but there are significant challenges in dealing with the impact of anthropogenic activities on groundwater systems. These challenges need innovative solutions. This book contains a wide range of content, from a discussion of the...

Calcium and Magnesium in Groundwater: Occurrence and Significance for Human Health

Calcium and Magnesium in Groundwater: Occurrence and Significance for Human Health

Lidia Razowska-Jaworek
June 17, 2014

Calcium and magnesium are abundant in groundwater, but the role of groundwater as the essential source of these important nutrients is very often neglected. Hydrogeochemical studies have focused mainly on the distribution and behaviour of constituents that cause deterioration of water quality, such...

Fractured Rock Hydrogeology

Fractured Rock Hydrogeology

John M. Sharp
June 05, 2014

Fractured rocks extend over much of the world, cropping out in shields, massifs, and the cores of major mountain ranges. They also form the basement below younger sedimentary rocks; at depth; they represent a continuous environment of extended and deep regional groundwater flow. Understanding of...

Assessing and Managing Groundwater in Different Environments

Assessing and Managing Groundwater in Different Environments

Jude Cobbing, Shafick Adams, Ingrid Dennis, Kornelius Riemann
October 10, 2013

This collection of papers is a snapshot of modern hydrogeology in which highly technical methods and approaches sit side-by-side with overlapping legal, social, organisational, institutional and governance considerations. Groundwater is integral to many human and environmental systems. Indeed,...

Groundwater and Ecosystems

Groundwater and Ecosystems

Luis Ribeiro, Tibor Y. Stigter, Antonio Chambel, M. Teresa Condesso de Melo, Jose Paulo Monteiro, Albino Medeiros
June 13, 2013

Groundwater resources are facing increasing pressure from consuming and contaminating activities. There is a growing awareness that the quantitative and qualitative preservation of groundwater resources is a global need, not only to safeguard their future use for public supply and irrigation, but...

Groundwater Quality Sustainability

Groundwater Quality Sustainability

Piotr Maloszewski, Stanisław Witczak, Grzegorz Malina
August 06, 2012

Sustainable groundwater development requires knowledge of the appropriate recharge and transport-processes. This is a prerequisite to understanding: (i) groundwater resources and their availability, and (ii) the dependence between groundwater and the environment. Conceptual understanding of...

Advances in Subsurface Pollution of Porous Media - Indicators, Processes and Modelling: IAH selected papers, volume 14

Advances in Subsurface Pollution of Porous Media - Indicators, Processes and Modelling: IAH selected papers, volume 14

Lucila Candela, Inaki Vadillo, Francisco Javier Elorza
October 01, 2008

Advances in Subsurface Contamination of Porous Media: Indicators, Processes and Modelling provides a high level understanding of the processes concerning common and emergent contaminants through their passage from soil to groundwater. The book presents new methodologies and indicators to...

Applied Groundwater Studies in Africa: IAH Selected Papers on Hydrogeology, volume 13

Applied Groundwater Studies in Africa: IAH Selected Papers on Hydrogeology, volume 13

Segun Adelana, Alan MacDonald
September 23, 2008

Groundwater is Africa’s most precious natural resource, providing reliable water supplies for many people.  Further development of groundwater resources is fundamental to increasing access to safe water across the continent to meet coverage targets and reduce poverty. There is also an...

Groundwater Flow Understanding: From Local to Regional Scale

Groundwater Flow Understanding: From Local to Regional Scale

J. Joel Carrillo Rivera, M. Adrian Ortega Guerrero
April 09, 2008

Any sustainable groundwater development programme requires knowledge of the prevailing flow system, extending from local to regional scale. This book of selected papers discusses integral groundwater management with scale flow issues and presents methods of defining, preventing, controlling and...

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