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Urban Groundwater Pollution (IAH International Contributions to Hydrogeology) [NOOK Book]

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Explaining the nature and value of urban groundwater, this text, written by a UNESCO/IAH group, includes a detailed discussion of six urban environments ranging from mature industrial cities to weathered crystalline aquifers and arid-zone cities.
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Urban Groundwater Pollution (IAH International Contributions to Hydrogeology)

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Overview

Explaining the nature and value of urban groundwater, this text, written by a UNESCO/IAH group, includes a detailed discussion of six urban environments ranging from mature industrial cities to weathered crystalline aquifers and arid-zone cities.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203971321
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 296
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

David Lerner came to academic life via a water authority and international consultants, and has taught in both Geology and Civil Engineering departments. He leads the Groundwater Protection and Restoration Group (GPRG) at the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering at the University of Sheffield, UK.

His publications range over many current issues of hydrogeology, including urban groundwater, groundwater protection, designing landfills, the behaviour of organic chemicals in the subsurface, and natural attenuation of pollutants. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Table of Contents

1. Values and Functions of Groundwater under Cities

2. Characteristics of Urban Groundwater

3. Sources, Types, Characteristics and Investigation of Urban Groundwater Pollutants

4. Mature Industrial Cities

5. Rapidly-Urbanising Arid-Zone Cities

6. Urban Areas of Sub-Saharan Africa: Weathered Crystalline Aquifer Systems

7. Cities Overlying Karst and Karst-like Aquifers

8. Groundwater Management in Urban Alluvial Aquifer Systems: Case Studies from three continents: Agadir, Lima and Los Angeles

9. Shallow Porous Aquifers in Mediterranean Climates

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