aquifer contamination Books

  • Soil and Aquifer Pollution

    The contamination of soils and groundwater by petroleum is a growing problem, not only for the oil-producing countries. This book describes the possible approaches for preventing such pollution or, if it occurs, for its reclamation. It combines the knowledge and experience of scientists - providing scientific methods - on the one hand, and ...

  • Restoration of Contaminated Aquifers: Petroleum Hydrocarbons and Organic Compounds, Second Edition

    The second edition of Restoration of Contaminated Aquifers: Petroleum Hydrocarbons and Organic Compounds incorporates the latest advances in in-situ remediation and natural attenuation, and maintains the comprehensive, accessible structure that made the first edition a ...

  • Water Reclamation Technologies for Safe Managed Aquifer Recharge

    Part of Groundwater Set - Buy all six books and save over 30% on buying separately!  Water Reclamation Technologies for Safe Managed Aquifer Recharge has been developed from the RECLAIM WATER project supported by the European Commission under Thematic Priority 'Global Change and Ecosystems' of the Sixth Framework Programme. Its strategic objective ...

  • Modeling Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport

    In many parts of the world, groundwater resources are under increasing threat from growing demands, wasteful use, and contamination. To face the challenge, good planning and management practices are needed. A key to the management of groundwater is the ability to model the movement of fluids and contaminants in the subsurface. The purpose of this ...

  • Emerging Contaminant - Tungsten Fact Sheet

    This fact sheet provides a brief summary for tungsten, including: physical and chemical properties, environmental and health impacts, existing federal and state guidelines, detection and treatment methods, and additional sources of information. Tungsten was originally considered a metal that remains stable in soil and does not dissolve easily in ...

  • Groundwater Contamination, Volume I: Sources and Hydrology

    Fully updated and expanded into two volumes, the new edition of Groundwater Contamination explains in a comprehensive way the sources for groundwater contamination, the regulations governing it, and the technologies for abating it. Volume 1 covers all major contaminants and explains the hydrology and data used to determine the extent of pollution. ...

  • Groundwater Contamination, Volume II: Management, Containment, Risk Assessment and Legal Issues

    Fully updated and expanded into two volumes, the new edition of Groundwater Contamination explains in a comprehensive way the sources for groundwater contamination, the regulations governing it, and the technologies for abating it. Volume 1 covers all major contaminants and explains the hydrology and data used to determine the extent of pollution. ...

  • Groundwater Geophysics

    Petrophysical Properties of Permeable and Low-permeable Rocks.- Seismic Methods.- Geoelectrical Methods.- Complex Conductivity Measurements.- Electromagnetic Methods.- The Transient Electromagnetic Method.- Ground Penetrating Radar.- Magnetic Resonance Sounding.- Magnetic, Geothermal, and Radioactivity Methods.- Radiomagnetotellurics.- ...

  • Urban Groundwater, Meeting the Challenge: IAH Selected Papers on Hydrogeology 8

    Broadly divided into five sections, this book covers recharge mechanisms and the urban water balance, urban recharge management, sewer exfiltraion, assessment of contaminant impacts, and urban aquifer management. It explores the scientific and technical progress made in areas such as the urban water balance, contaminant source characterization and ...

  • Groundwater 2000: Proceedings of the International Conference on Groundwater Research, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6-8 June 2000

    These proceedings, with cd-rom, present a comprehensive overview of advances in groundwater research.  The five main topics covered are: aquifers and contaminant distribution; groundwater quality; natural attenuation; remediation technologies and groundwater protection.  Groundwater 2000 is a useful resource to both scientists and to ...

  • Field Hydrogeology: A Guide for Site Investigations and Report Preparation

    In recent years, the focus in groundwater studies has expanded to also include groundwater contamination and remediation studies as a part of resource evaluations. While there are other books on the subject, Field Hydrogeology-A Guide for Site Investigations and Report Preparation provides the first integrated presentation of the American Society ...

  • The Economics of Groundwater Remediation and Protection

    Economic literature is often too theoretical for engineers and policymakers to put into practical use, while scientific literature on the remediation of contaminated aquifers rarely considers costs and benefits. Written by a hydrogeologist and an economist, The Economics of Groundwater Remediation and Protection integrates economics and ...

  • Groundwater

    This book is the outcome of the invited topics from various international experts in the field of groundwater resource evaluation, characterization, augmentation, restoration, modeling and management. It comprehensively deals with the resource evaluation through remote sensing (RS) along with GIS, resistivity tomography for identification of ...

  • Diffusion in Natural Porous Media

    Diffusion in Natural Porous Media: Contaminant Transport, Sorption/Desorption and Dissolution Kinetics introduces the general principles of diffusion in the subsurface environment and discusses the implications for the fate and transport of contaminants in soils and groundwater. Emphasis is placed on sorption/desorption and the dissolution ...

  • Field Methods for Geologists and Hydrogeologists

    The authors describe project performance, methods for field study of rocks, soils, and outcrops and how to evaluate impacts of air pollution and water resources systems. Furthermore, they develop guidelines for graphic and text presentation of results of studies and describe superficial rock characteristics and subsurface geological mapping ...

  • Transport of Escherichia Coli in Saturated Porous Media

    When wastewater infiltrates into the soil, groundwater may be contaminated. If the distance from source of pollution to point of groundwater abstraction is small, there is a real chance of abstracting pathogenic microorganisms. This book studies the transport of Escherichia coli in aquifers under saturated conditions. The author uses the well ...

  • Recent Advances in Problems of Flow and Transport in Porous Media

    This volume focuses on recent advances in the modelling of flow and transport in porous media. The first two sections deal with new model approaches and mathematical methods, including error estimates for approximate solutions, parameter sensitivity studies, and solution techniques for degenerate parabolic equations. The third section ...

  • In Situ Remediation Engineering

    In Situ Remediation Engineering provides a comprehensive guide to the design and implementation of reactive zone methods for treatment of all major classes of groundwater contamination, including hydrophobic and miscible organics, metals, and other high-solubility inorganics. It teaches the fundamentals that underlie development of cost-effective ...

  • Current Issues in the Economics of Water Resource Management

    Water resource management is complicated in practice on account of the diverse nature of the resource and its many uses. This volume reports recent economic research on the theory, practice, and policy of water management. It is distinguished by the number and the range of the applications it considers. Chapters consider problems in the estimation ...

  • GEMS Environment Library No. 15: Groundwater a Threatened Resource

    This publication is intended to explain to readers how important groundwater is, the extent of the threat to it, and the actions that can be taken to protect it.The world's water is one of our most precious resources. Lack of water is one of the principal causes of delayed development. Polluted water is one of the biggest killers we know, ...

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