Groundwater Locating Books

  • 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 ...

  • Benefits of Investing in Water and Sanitation

    Part of OECD Water Policy and Finance Set - Buy all four reports and save over 30% on buying separately! The provision of water supply, sanitation and wastewater services generates substantial benefits for public health, the economy and the environment. Benefits from the provision of basic water supply and sanitation services such as those implied ...

  • Dams in Japan: Past, Present and Future

    Overview of Japan’s long water history, by the Japanese Commission on large dams. Starting from the 7th century, when irrigation ponds were first constructed for paddy cropping, until the beginning of the 21st century. Elaborates on various roles of dams: water supply, power generation and flood control. Moreover, tries to clarify the negative ...

  • Rainwater Harvesting : a Lifeline for Human well-being

    This publication highlights the link between rain-water harvesting, ecosystems and human well being and draws the attention of readers to both the negative and positive aspects of using this technology and how the negative benefits can be minimized and positive capitalized.In this report, the concept of rainwater harvesting is examined for its ...

  • Hydropolitical Vulnerability and Resilience Along International Waters : Latin America and the Caribbean

    Water is a unique and vital resource, for which there is no substitute. In Latin America and the Caribbean, major rivers, lakes, and aquifers are shared by two or more countries. The region is characterized by the greatest availability of freshwater ...

  • Predator-Prey Dynamics: The Role of Olfaction

    Humans, being visually oriented, are well versed in camouflage and how animals hide from predators that use vision to locate prey. However, many predators do not hunt by sight, they hunt by scent. This raises the question: do survival mechanisms and behaviors exist which allow animals to hide from these olfactory predators?  If so, what are they, ...

  • Checklist of the parasites of fishes of Viet Nam - part 2 (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersThis publication is a checklist summarizing information on the parasites of Vietnamese fishes contained in world literature dating from the earliest known record (Billet 1898) to the end of 2003. Information is presented in the form of parasite-host and host-parasite lists and contains 453 named species of ...

  • Earthquake Spectra

    The great earthquake and tsunami of 26 December 2004, and the resulting tragic loss of life across the Indian Ocean, created global awareness of the tsunami phenomenon and it's unpredictability, and the destructiveness of its impact across political borders and ocean basins. An estimated 230,000 people lost their lives, and more than a million ...

  • Groundwater Fluxes Across Interfaces

    Estimates of groundwater recharge and discharge rates are needed at many different scales for many different purposes. These include such tasks as evaluating landslide risks, managing groundwater resources, locating nuclear waste repositories, and estimating global budgets of water and greenhouse gasses. Groundwater Fluxes Across Interfaces ...

  • The Everglades, Florida Bay, and Coral Reefs of the Florida Keys: An Ecosystem Sourcebook

    Providing a synthesis of basic and applied research, The Everglades, Florida Bay, and Coral Reefs of the Florida Keys: An Ecosystem Sourcebook takes an encyclopedic look at how to study and manage ecosystems connected by surface and subsurface water movements. The book examines the South Florida hydroscape, a series of ecosystems linked by ...

  • Subsurface Fluid Flow (Ground-Water and Vadose Zone) Modeling

    STP 1288 is the first publication of its kind featuring newly developed techniques and guidance for simulating water, air and contaminant movement in subsurface water resources. Papers are presented in an order consistent with the procedures for conducting a model application, making this volume easy to use. A comprehensive glossary of ...

  • Oil Field Subsurface Injection of Water

    The symposium on Oil Field Subsurface Injection of Water was presented at a meeting held in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 17—18 January 1977. The symposium was sponsored by the American Society for Testing and Materials through its Committee D-19 on Water. C. C. Wright, Arabian American Oil Company, Dennis Cross, Aramco, Services Company, A. G. ...

  • Water for Subsurface Injection

    Covers four areas that must be considered in order to develop and maintain a sound, trouble-free water injection system:FiltrationCorrosion QualityReservoir ConsiderationsTreatment ...

  • Regional Climate Variability and its Impacts in the Mediterranean Area

    Global change due to natural processes and anthropogenic activity as well as the natural variability of the climate system will impact all areas of the globe. However, the impact will not be uniform and different impacts of differing magnitude and nature will be felt in various regions of the globe. The Mediterranean region, like other regions of ...

  • Flow and Transport in Fractured Porous Media

    This book addresses the characterization of flow and transport in porous fractured media from experimental and modeling perspectives. The volume explores porous media problems, from the origin of the present natural porous structures, to their characterization, and various flow and transport phenomena that exist within the porous media. Examples ...

  • Subsurface Hydrological Responses to Land Cover and Land Use Changes

    Vegetation plays an important role in partitioning solar energy and water into the geosphere and the atmosphere. When changes occur in areas related to agriculture, urbanization and mining, the resulting changes in land cover and land use often lead to disturbances in both the atmosphere and the subsurface environment. This edited volume ...

  • Survey and Analysis of State Groundwater Classification Systems and Program Operations Report

    This report provides an analysis of state groundwater classification systems. The first phase of the report identifies the statutory and regulatory underpinnings of each state’s classification system. The second phase gives an in-depth examination of ten state programs in order to determine the relationship of classification to groundwater ...

  • Lagrangian Transport in Geophysical Jets and Waves

    This book provides an accessible introduction to a new set of methods for the analysis of Lagrangian motion in geophysical flows. These methods were originally developed in the abstract mathematical setting of dynamical systems theory, through a geometric approach to differential equations. Despite the recent developments in this field and the ...

  • Gravity, Geoid and Geodynamics 2000

    This symposium continued the tradition of mid-term meetings held between the joint symposia of International Geoid and Gravity Commissions. This time, geodynamics was chosen as the third topic to accompany the traditional topics of gravity and geoid. The symposium thus aimed at bringing together geodesists and geophysicists working in the general ...

  • Principles of Applied Geophysics

    This book gives a comprehensive and authoritative survey of modern geophysical methods used in prospecting for natural resources, and in civil engineering, geohydrological, and environmental investigation. It is written with an emphasis on physical explanation and practical applications. Principles of Applied Geophysics is essential ...

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