ISBN 9788126546367,Groundwater In The Environment : An Introduction

Groundwater In The Environment : An Introduction



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788126546367

ISBN-10 8126546360


Number of Pages 332 Pages
Language (English)


Groundwater in the Environment draws on case studies and cutting-edge research from around the world, giving a unique insight into groundwater occurring in a wide range of different climate zones and geological settings. This book -
Provides a robust, practical introduction to groundwater quality and a succinct summary of modern remedial technologies for polluted groundwaters.
Explores how groundwater fits into the wider natural environment, especially in relation to freshwater ecosystems.
Considers the vulnerability of groundwater systems and the effects of pollution, climate change, land-use change and overexploitation.
Examines human dependence on water and the effect that this has on groundwater systems.
Presents vivid examples of geohazards associated with ground waters.
Explains the whys and wherefores of groundwater modelling.
Examines competing philosophies of groundwater management, making the case for approaches which take social, economic and ecological issues into account