Estimating Groundwater Recharge

Estimating Groundwater Recharge

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Understanding groundwater recharge is essential for successful management of water resources and modeling fluid and contaminant transport within the subsurface. This book provides a critical evaluation of the theory and assumptions that underlie methods for estimating rates of groundwater recharge. Detailed explanations of the methods are provided - allowing readers to apply many of the techniques themselves without needing to consult additional references. Numerous practical examples highlight benefits and limitations of each method. Approximately 900 references allow advanced practitioners to pursue additional information on any method. For the first time, theoretical and practical considerations for selecting and applying methods for estimating groundwater recharge are covered in a single volume with uniform presentation. Hydrogeologists, water-resource specialists, civil and agricultural engineers, earth and environmental scientists and agronomists will benefit from this informative and practical book. It can serve as the primary text for a graduate-level course on groundwater recharge or as an adjunct text for courses on groundwater hydrology or hydrogeology. For the benefit of students and instructors, problem sets of varying difficulty are available at, E., Aldahan, A. and Possnert, G. (2008). Tracing ... 5103. Entekhabi, D. and Moghaddam, M. (2007). Mapping recharge from space: roadmap to meeting the grand challenge. ... Essaid, H. I., Zamora, C. M., McCarthy, K. A., Vogel, J. R. and Wilson, J. T. (2008). ... Simulation of ground-water flow in southeastern Coastal Plain clastic aquifers in Georgia and adjacent parts of ... UNSAT-H version 3.0: Unsaturated soil water and heat flow model, theory, user manual, and examples.

Title:Estimating Groundwater Recharge
Author:Richard W. Healy
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2010-09-30


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