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Groundwater & Society

Jacob J. Burke

Groundwater & Society

Resources, Tensions & Opportunities-Themes in Groundwater Management for the 21st Century

by Jacob J. Burke

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Published by United Nations Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • General,
  • Nature,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12893711M
    ISBN 109211044855
    ISBN 109789211044850

    The book integrates green materials, cleaner processes, and sustainability assessment methods for planning, designing and implementing a more effective remediation process for both soil and groundwater projects. With this book in hand, engineers will find a valuable guide to greener remediation materials that render smaller environmental. Information about the Geological Society’s internationally acclaimed books and journals for authors, editors, librarians and readers. Order publications, find out about the Lyell Collection and read guidelines for preparing a paper or submitting a book proposal.

    John A. Cherry (born ca. ) is the recipient of the Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize, awarded at Singapore International Water Week in July for his work in groundwater research, protection and management. He is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. He undertook research on the migration of contaminants in Authority control: BNE: XX, GND: .   Awareness of Groundwater: As groundwater is unseen and difficult to quantify in comparison to surface water the general focus and interest has been towards surface water; this includes communities, the political structures and media. As a result there is very little awareness of groundwater and its importance at all levels of society and.

    Most of the water we see each day is in ponds, rivers, oceans, streams, lakes, puddles, and other places on top of the ground. What we don’t often see is the water that soaks into the ground. Water that has "gone underground" is called groundwater. If you traveled underground you would eventually get deep enough to find that all the rock around you is soaked with water.   Global Groundwater: Source, Scarcity, Sustainability, Security and Solutions presents a compilation of compelling insights to groundwater scenarios affecting groundwater-stressed regions across the world. Thematic sub-sections include groundwater studies on quantity, exploration, quality and pollution, economics, management and policies, groundwater Book Edition: 1.


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About a quarter of all U.S. rainfall becomes groundwater. Groundwater provides much of the flow of many streams; many lakes and streams are “windows” to the water table. At any given moment, groundwater is 20 to 30 times greater than the amount in all the lakes, streams, and rivers of the United States.

Learn more about groundwater. Groundwater Quantity and Quality Management presents the best of current thinking on managing groundwater resources, focusing on the interrelationship between quantity and quality.

Groundwater is an essential resource, yet it is subject to overuse and contamination both in the United States and abroad. Groundwater is the leading international journal focused exclusively on groundwater. Sinceit has published a dynamic mix of papers on topics including groundwater flow and well hydraulics, hydrogeochemistry and contaminant hydrogeology, application of geophysics, groundwater management and policy, and history of groundwater hydrology.

The Groundwater Approach. The Groundwater metaphor is designed to help practitioners at all levels internalize the reality that we live in a racially structured society, and that that is what causes racial inequity.

The metaphor is based on three observations. Groundwater is the source of drinking water for nearly half of the global population and supplies much of the world's irrigation water. Groundwater is complex, out-of-sight and mostly out-of-mind. The Groundwater Project (GW-Project) is urgently needed to ensure that society achieves the exceedingly difficult task of scientifically-informed.

Groundwater is the leading international journal focused exclusively onGroundwater has published a dynamic mix of papers on topics related to groundwater including groundwater flow and well hydraulics, hydrogeochemistry and contaminant hydrogeology, application of geophysics, groundwater management and policy, and history of groundwater.

Article impact statement: This paper describes the impacts of the M() earthquakes on groundwater using data obtained from a novel integrated monitoring study illustrates the value added by using continuous well logging rather than single‐depth measurements of.

This book presents recent findings from the South Asian region (SA), broadly including groundwater studies on (a) quantity, (b) exploration, (c) quality and pollution, (d) economics, management and policies, (e) groundwater and society.

Groundwater contamination by organic pollutants has become an important topic since the early s as a result of the detection of large-scale contamination events.

Since that time, substantial research efforts have been focused on developing new and innovative technologies and management approaches to clean up organic-contaminated sites. Phil. Groundwater Society Inc., Quezon City, Philippines.

likes. Promoting unity and mutual cooperation among members in order to protect the common interest and welfare of the groundwater industry.5/5(1). Mass spectrometry is the most sensitive, rapid and informative analytical tool available.

In full colour throughout, this book describes the power of this technique in resolving environmental issues, demonstrating how real-world complex problems can be. 2—Groundwater Contamination and Its Impacts 21 } Unsaturated zone Unconfined aquifer (fresh groundwater) Confined aquifer (fresh groundwater) Confined aquifer (brackish groundwater) Credit: Geraghty & Miller, Pathways of groundwater contamination vary depending on the source.

Examples of sources are shown here for each. Groundwater contamination occurs when man-made products such as gasoline, oil, road salts and chemicals get into the groundwater and cause it to become unsafe and unfit for human use.

Materials from the land's surface can move through the soil and end up in the groundwater. For example, pesticides and fertilizers can find their way into.

Foreword. The very essence of agriculture is based on the capture of radiant (solar) energy and the stocks and flows of nutrients. Among the biogeochemical cycles governing agricultural productivity is the N cycle with its attendant pathways that can “leak” N forms to groundwater as well as to the atmosphere.

Get this from a library. Groundwater and society: resources, tensions and opportunities: themes in groundwater management for the twenty-first century. [Jacob J Burke; Marcus Moench; United Nations.

Department of Economic and Social Affairs.; United Nations. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.; Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (Boulder.

Potential Impacts to Groundwater from Ground-Coupled Geothermal Heat Pumps in District Scale (pages 8–9) Lee J. Florea, Dave Hart, James Tinjum and Chris Choi Version of Record online: 17 NOV | DOI: /gwat This book presnts a unique and up-to-date summary of what is known about groundwater on our planet, from a global perspective and in trems of area-specific factual information.

Groundwater resources in Haiti are considered abundant, with greater than 2 billion cubic meters per year (2 × 10 9 m 3 /yr) of renewable resources and 56 billion cubic meters of reserves.

However, groundwater is not available everywhere and many aquifers are often low yielding, discontinuous, or are at risk from saltwater intrusion, overexploitation, reduced recharge, and.

Handbook of Ground Water Development PREFACE There has been a long-standing need for a comprehensive book on ground water development. The lack of sufficient texts may be because the industry is highly fragmented, and a number of technologies and sciences are needed for the understanding of the occurrence, extraction,File Size: 33KB.

The saturated zone beneath the water table is recharged by the excess water that is not discharged to streams. The resulting rise in the water table increases ground-water storage(the volume of ground water stored within an aquifer system).In late spring, summer, and early fall, evaporation and transpiration by plants capture most of the water that would otherwise.

The UK is a country with over years of widespread exploitation of its principal aquifers for public water supply. Increasing demands, greater awareness of environmental pressures and more exacting legislation has heightened the need for quantitative models to predict the impacts of groundwater use.

In the UK this has culminated in a unique national, regulator-led .Many applied geoscientists and engineers will be familiar with the first edition of this book (now over 10 years old) and indeed CIRIA (Control of. Robert D.

Ballard is Founder and President of the Ocean Exploration Trust; Director of the Center for Ocean Exploration and Professor of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of is an Explorer-At-Large at the National Geographic Society, Commissioner for the U.S.

Commission on Ocean Policy, and a .