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The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering



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ISBN 9780429122095
Published November 16, 2006 by CRC Press
1320 Pages

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A complete treatment of the theory and practice of groundwater engineering, The Handbook of Groundwater Engineering, Second Edition provides a current and detailed review of how to model the flow of water and the transport of contaminants both in the unsaturated and saturated zones, covers the production of groundwater and the remediation of

Table of Contents

History of Groundwater Hydrology. Geological Occurrence of Groundwater. Elementary Groundwater Flow and Transport Processes. Two- and Three-Dimensional Flow of Groundwater. Groundwater and Seepage: Accounting for Variability. Soil Properties and Moisture Movement in the Unsaturated Zone. Infiltration. Infiltration and Run-on Under Spatially Variable Hydrologic Properties. Modeling the Movement of Water and Solute Through Preferential Flow Paths and Fractures. Well Hydraulics and Aquifer Tests. Well Design and Construction. Sea Water Intrusion into Coastal Aquifers. Groundwater and Heat Flow. Hydrogeological Characterization Using Geophysical Methods. Geophysical and Tracer Characterization Methods. Geostatistics: Interpolation and Inverse Problems. Groundwater Contaminants. Nonreactive Contaminant Transport in the Saturated Zone. Reactive Contaminated Transport in the Saturated Zone. Groundwater Flow and Solute Transport, in Fractured Media. Groundwater Flow in Karstic Aquifers. Contaminant Transport in the Unsaturated Zone: Theory and Modeling. Groundwater Modeling. Groundwater Model Validation. Scale Issues. Accounting for Aquifer Heterogeneity in Solute Transport Modeling: A Case Study from the Macrodispersion Experiment (MADE) Site in Columbus, Mississippi:. Determining Sustainable Groundwater Development.. The Impact of Climate Change on Groundwater. Ecohydrology: Water, Carbon, and Nutrient Cycling in the Soil-Plant-Atmosphere Continuum.. The Role of Geographical Information Systems in Groundwater Engineering. Biodegradation. Legal Framework for Groundwater Protection in the United States. Landfills. Evapotranspirative Cover Systems for Waste Containment. Groundwater Monitoring. Remediation of Contaminated Groundwater. Geosynthetics.

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