1st Edition

Groundwater in Fractured Rocks
IAH Selected Paper Series, volume 9

ISBN 9780367388881
Published October 7, 2019 by CRC Press
666 Pages

USD $74.95

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Book Description

The hydrogeologic environment of fractured rocks represents vital natural systems, examples of which occur on every continent. This book discusses key issues, methodologies and techniques in the hydrogeology of fractured rocks, summarizing recent progress and anticipating the outcome of future investigations. Forty-four revised and updated papers were selected from extended abstracts presented at the International Conference on Groundwater in Fractured Rocks, held in Prague in 2003 and these provide a valuable benchmark reference for studies in fractured rock hydrogeology worldwide. Topics include sustainable groundwater development, groundwater protection and management, new and improved approaches to the investigating hydrogeology of fractured systems, understanding of hydrogeologic properties both on local and regional scales, and both quantitative and qualitative aspects of groundwater flow and solute/contaminant transport.

Table of Contents

Introduction  Section 1: Hydrogeologic Environment of Fractured Rocks   Section 2: Conceptual Models, Groundwater Flow and Resources in Fractured Rocks  Section 3: Groundwater Quality in Fractured Rocks  Section 4: Investigation and Interpretation Methods in Fractured Environment  Section 5: Anthropogenic Impacts on Fractured Environment  Section 6: Numerical Modelling of Fractured Environment

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