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Groundwater Vulnerability Assessment and Mapping using DRASTIC Model

1st Edition

Prashant Kumar, Praveen Thakur, Sanjit Debnath
July 12, 2019

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...

Investigating Groundwater

1st Edition

Ian Acworth
March 28, 2019

Investigating Groundwater provides an integrated approach to the challenges associated with locating groundwater. Uniquely, the book provides a review of the wide range of techniques that can be deployed to investigate this important resource. Many of the practical examples given are based upon...

Debris Flow: Mechanics, Prediction and Countermeasures, 2nd edition

2nd Edition

Tamotsu Takahashi
January 03, 2019

This is the 2nd edition of one of the most comprehensive accounts of debris flow, describing both theoretical and applied aspects. In the first part, the fundamental mechanical characteristics are discussed, including flow characteristics, type classification, mechanics, occurrence and development,...

Remote Sensing of Global Croplands for Food Security

1st Edition

Prasad Thenkabail, John G. Lyon, Hugh Turral, Chandrashekhar Biradar
November 14, 2018

Increases in populations have created an increasing demand for food crops while increases in demand for biofuels have created an increase in demand for fuel crops. What has not increased is the amount of croplands and their productivity. These and many other factors such as decreasing water...

Lectures in Geochemistry

1st Edition

Alexey B. Ptitsyn
August 29, 2018

This book is a brief summary of the course of lectures in Geochemistry for undergraduate and graduate students from other than Geological Departments (chemists, biologists, ecologists and naturalists). It describes the Earth’s structure and some geological processes. The modern geochemical concepts...

Groundwater Flow Understanding: From Local to Regional Scale

1st Edition

J. Joel Carrillo Rivera, M. Adrian Ortega Guerrero
August 09, 2018

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...

Ecological Causal Assessment

1st Edition

Susan B. Norton, Susan M. Cormier, Glenn W. Suter II
April 04, 2018

Edited by experts at the leading edge of the development of causal assessment methods for more than two decades, Ecological Causal Assessment gives insight and expert guidance on how to identify cause-effect relationships in environmental systems. The book discusses the importance of asking the...

Arsenic in Groundwater: Poisoning and Risk Assessment

1st Edition

M. Manzurul Hassan
March 15, 2018

Arsenic-contaminated groundwater is considered one of the world’s largest environmental health crises, as more than 300 million people in more than one-third of countries worldwide are at risk of groundwater arsenic poisoning. This book addresses how arsenic in groundwater impacts human health by...

Two- and Three-Dimensional Flow of Groundwater

1st Edition

Florimond De Smedt, Wouter Zijl
February 16, 2018

This monograph is a practical guide to groundwater flow theory intended to serve students and practitioners by bridging the gap between basic hydrogeology and groundwater modeling. It synthesizes the mathematics of groundwater flow and provides information in an easily-accessible format for...

Advances in Groundwater Governance

1st Edition

Karen G. Villholth, Elena Lopez-Gunn, Kirstin Conti, Alberto Garrido, Jac Van Der Gun
December 21, 2017

This book addresses groundwater governance, a subject internationally recognized as crucial and topical for enhancing and safeguarding the benefits of groundwater and groundwater-dependent ecosystems to humanity, while ensuring water and food security under global change. The multiple and complex...

A Systems Approach to Conservation Tillage

1st Edition

Frank M. D'Itri
December 08, 2017

This book describes concepts, value judgments and background information on the expanding conservation tillage practices in the United States and provides a technical appraisal of the state of the art. Still, much remains to be learned about the agronomic, agricultural engineering and environmental...

Building and Using a Groundwater Database

1st Edition

Garry Rowe
November 29, 2017

Building and Using a Groundwater Database is an introductory book that focuses on the fundamentals of groundwater database use. It is an excellent guide for people who collect and use groundwater quality data, hydrogeological data, and general geological data, as well as people who are required to...

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