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IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

Series Editor: Nick Robins

The International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) serves scientists, engineers and other professionals working in the field of groundwater resource planning, management and protection. IAH has two book series which are produced under the imprint of CRC Press in the Netherlands, part of the Taylor and Francis Group. IAH books have the common purpose of spreading the science and knowledge of hydrogeology and are products arising from IAH’s congresses and meetings, its commissions and networks, as well as a variety of other sources. Information is gathered from highly respected sources and include case studies, regional descriptions, analyses of sub-disciplines and outputs from major international programmes.

Selected Papers

The first series is the Selected Papers, often referred to as the ‘green books’. These are collections of papers derived from Congress and other meetings which normally, but not always, were sponsored by IAH. They may also be a collection of papers derived from a programme of investigation that again need not necessarily have enjoyed direct IAH involvement.

International Contributions to Hydrogeology

The second series, International Contributions to Hydrogeology, the ‘blue books’, includes monographs on sub-disciplines of hydrogeology as well as outlets for major international investigatory programmes and collections of papers within a broad theme of international interest.

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1-10 of 17 results in IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology
  1. Calcium and Magnesium in Groundwater

    Occurrence and Significance for Human Health

    Edited by Lidia Razowska-Jaworek

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    Calcium and magnesium are abundant in groundwater, but the role of groundwater as the essential source of these important nutrients is very often neglected. Hydrogeochemical studies have focused mainly on the distribution and behaviour of constituents that cause deterioration of water quality, such...

    Published June 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Fractured Rock Hydrogeology

    Edited by John M. Sharp

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    Fractured rocks extend over much of the world, cropping out in shields, massifs, and the cores of major mountain ranges. They also form the basement below younger sedimentary rocks; at depth; they represent a continuous environment of extended and deep regional groundwater flow. Understanding of...

    Published June 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Assessing and Managing Groundwater in Different Environments

    Edited by Jude Cobbing, Shafick Adams, Ingrid Dennis, Kornelius Riemann

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    This collection of papers is a snapshot of modern hydrogeology in which highly technical methods and approaches sit side-by-side with overlapping legal, social, organisational, institutional and governance considerations. Groundwater is integral to many human and environmental systems. Indeed,...

    Published October 10th 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Groundwater and Ecosystems

    Edited by Luis Ribeiro, Tibor Y. Stigter, Antonio Chambel, M. Teresa Condesso de Melo, Jose Paulo Monteiro, Albino Medeiros

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    Groundwater resources are facing increasing pressure from consuming and contaminating activities. There is a growing awareness that the quantitative and qualitative preservation of groundwater resources is a global need, not only to safeguard their future use for public supply and irrigation, but...

    Published June 13th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Groundwater Quality Sustainability

    Edited by Piotr Maloszewski, Stanisław Witczak, Grzegorz Malina

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    Sustainable groundwater development requires knowledge of the appropriate recharge and transport-processes. This is a prerequisite to understanding: (i) groundwater resources and their availability, and (ii) the dependence between groundwater and the environment. Conceptual understanding of...

    Published August 6th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Groundwater Response to Changing Climate

    Edited by Makoto Taniguchi, Ian P. Holman

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    Groundwater systems are vital to both society and the environment, supporting food production and many other ecosystem services. Sustainable management of this vital resource for future generations requires a sound understanding of how groundwater might respond to the inevitable changes in future...

    Published January 12th 2010 by CRC Press

  7. Groundwater Governance in the Indo-Gangetic and Yellow River Basins

    Realities and Challenges

    Edited by Aditi Mukherji, Karen G. Villholth, Bharat R. Sharma, Jinxia Wang

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    One of the key features of agricultural development in the last five decades has been intensive groundwater use in the Indo-Gangetic Basin (Pakistan, India, Nepal and Bangladesh) and in the Yellow River Basin (China). Groundwater irrigates almost 60% of the net irrigated area in South Asia and 70%...

    Published June 8th 2009 by CRC Press

  8. Advances in Subsurface Pollution of Porous Media - Indicators, Processes and Modelling

    IAH selected papers, volume 14

    Edited by Lucila Candela, Inaki Vadillo, Francisco Javier Elorza

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    Advances in Subsurface Contamination of Porous Media: Indicators, Processes and Modelling provides a high level understanding of the processes concerning common and emergent contaminants through their passage from soil to groundwater. The book presents new methodologies and indicators to...

    Published October 1st 2008 by CRC Press

  9. Applied Groundwater Studies in Africa

    IAH Selected Papers on Hydrogeology, volume 13

    Edited by Segun Adelana, Alan MacDonald

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    Groundwater is Africa’s most precious natural resource, providing reliable water supplies for many people. Further development of groundwater resources is fundamental to increasing access to safe water across the continent to meet coverage targets and reduce poverty. There is also an...

    Published September 23rd 2008 by CRC Press

  10. Groundwater Flow Understanding

    From Local to Regional Scale

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

    Series: IAH - Selected Papers on Hydrogeology

    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...

    Published April 9th 2008 by CRC Press

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