Groundwater Age / Edition 1

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Groundwater Age is the first book of its kind that incorporates and synthesizes the state-of-the-art knowledge about the business of groundwater dating - including historical development, principles, applications, various methods, and likely future progress in the concept. It is a well-organized, advanced, clearly written resource for all the professionals, scientists, graduate students, consultants, and water sector managers who deal with groundwater and who seek a comprehensive treatment of the subject of groundwater age.
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"This book does a good job of introducing the reader to the often-overlooked complexity interpreting the deceptively simple results of age dating." (Journal of Environmental Quality,  March/April 2008)

"…this book is the first to incorporate and synthesize the entire state of the art of the business of groundwater dating." (CHOICE, January 2007)

"Presenting modern knowledge and cutting-edge research simply and clearly, 'Groundwater Age' will satisfy and stimulate both seasonal professionals and student novices alike." (Journal of the American Water Resources Association, August 2006)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471718192
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/30/2006
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 346
  • Sales rank: 572,833
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 9.72 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Meet the Author

GHOLAM A. KAZEMI is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Earth Sciences, Shahrood University of Technology, Northeastern Iran. He teaches advanced hydrogeology, hydrogeochemistry, and environmental tracers. He has industry experience as a geologist and has authored several relevant publications.

JAY H. LEHR is the Senior Scientist on the Technical Advisory Board at Earthwater Global, LLC and a Senior Scientist at the Heartland Institute. He is the author of fourteen books and over 500 articles on environmental science.

PIERRE PERROCHET has twenty years of experience in the field of groundwater flow and transport modeling within various world-renowned research institutions. His scientific interests focus on theoretical and computational developments related to hydro-thermo-chemical phenomena, with numerous applications to environmental and hydrogeological engineering issues. He is presently Professor at the Centre of Hydrogeology, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, where he teaches groundwater dynamics, transport processes, and mathematical modeling.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 History of groundwater age-dating research 25
3 The applications of groundwater age data 51
4 Age-dating young groundwaters 81
5 Age-dating old groundwaters 134
6 Age-dating very old groundwaters 165
7 Modeling of groundwater age and residence-time distributions 204
8 Issues and thoughts in groundwater dating 254
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