Arid Lands Water Evaluation and Management (eBook, PDF) - Maliva, Robert; Missimer, Thomas
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  • Verlag: Springer Berlin
  • Erscheinungstermin: 9. Juni 2012
  • Englisch
  • ISBN-13: 9783642291043
  • Artikelnr.: 43799652

From the Contents: Aridity and Drought.- Geology of Arid Lands.- Aquifer Concepts in Arid Lands.- Introduction to Aquifer Hydraulics.- Water Budget.- Precipitation and Evapotranspiration.- Recharge Concepts and Settings.- Sustainability and Safe Yield.- Assessment of Groundwater Resources.- Recharge Measurement in Arid and Semiarid Regions.- Environmental Isotopes.- Wadi Recharge Evaluation.- Microgravity.- Compaction and Land Subsidence.- Surface and Airborne Geophysics.- Borehole Geophysical Techniques.- Remote Sensing.- Geographic Information Systems.- Groundwater Flow and Solute-Transport Modeling.- Ancient Water Management.- Rainwater, Stormwater, and Fog Harvesting.- Managed Aquifer Recharge.
From the reviews:
"This book focuses on the technologies available to assess, manage, and develop water resources in arid regions worldwide. ... The book highlights the problems with past management methods and offers new solutions that take a holistic approach by recognizing and considering economic, sociocultural, and political issues. ... the authors address current and best practices in easy-to-understand language. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduate through graduate students in environmental sciences/economics, engineering, or hydrogeology; researchers/faculty; professionals/practitioners; government officials in arid regions worldwide." (M. E. Lenczewski, Choice, Vol. 50 (8), April, 2013)