Skip to Content

Groundwater Flow Understanding

From Local to Regional Scale

Edited by J. Joel Carrillo Rivera, M. Adrian Ortega Guerrero

CRC Press – 2008 – 188 pages

Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

Purchasing Options:

  • Add to CartHardback: $104.95
    978-0-415-43678-6
    April 9th 2008

Description

Any sustainable groundwater development programme requires knowledge of the prevailing flow system, extending from local to regional scale. This book of selected papers discusses integral groundwater management with scale flow issues and presents methods of defining, preventing, controlling and mitigating negative environmental impacts related to groundwater. It highlights specific issues such as trans-boundary groundwater flow, groundwater recharge, groundwater mining, and groundwater flow in thick aquifers, and stresses the importance of the sustainable development of groundwater and its social and economic implications. The book will interest groundwater researchers and professionals, students, government administrators and educators, providing new insights into the procedures and processes that are influenced by the scale of the groundwater flow system.

Contents

Keynotes

a. Evolution of palaeowaters in sedimentary basins and coastal aquifers;

b. Groundwater flow system, subsidence and solute transport controls

c. Groundwater flow system response in thick aquifer units

Chapters

1. Integrative modelling of global change effects on the water cycle

2. Water management in transboundary hard rock regions

3. Combined use of indicators to evaluate waste-water contamination to local flow systems in semi-arid regions

4. Integrating physical hydrogeology, hydrochemistry, and environmental isotopes to constrain regional groundwater flow

5. The South African groundwater decision tool

6. Causes and implications of the drying of Red Rock crater lakes, Australia

7. The development of a methodology for groundwater management

in dolomitic terrains of South Africa

Author Bio

J. Joel Carrillo R. is the Professor of groundwater at the Institute of Geography, UNAM (México) and obtained relevant experience in Australia. He and his students research a variety of hydrogeological issues related to the groundwater flow system analysis as applied to the definition of environmental problems from where agreeable solutions

may be proposed. This systemic view of groundwater he also thoroughly been lectured in Latin America. He is the President of the IAH-Mexican Chapter.

Adrian Ortega is Professor at the National University of Mexico. His research interest focuses on groundwater flow, origin, chemistry and solute and contaminant transport

in high compressible closed basin aquitards, from detailed local field instrumentation sites to watershed scale.

Name: Groundwater Flow Understanding: From Local to Regional Scale (Hardback)CRC Press 
Description: Edited by J. Joel Carrillo Rivera, M. Adrian Ortega Guerrero. Any sustainable groundwater development programme requires knowledge of the prevailing flow system, extending from local to regional scale. This book of selected papers discusses integral groundwater management with scale flow issues and presents methods...
Categories: Water Engineering, Water Science