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Hydrology, an environmental approach

Author: Ian Watson; Alister D Burnett
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Lewis, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers the fundamentals of hydrology and hydrogeology, taking an environmental slant dictated by emphasis on the remediation of contaminated aquifers and surface-water bodies. This book also  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Watson; Alister D Burnett
ISBN: 1566700876 9781566700870
OCLC Number: 32581136
Notes: "Theory and applications of ground water and surface water for engineers and geologists"--Cover.
Description: xvi, 702 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 29 cm + 1 computer disc (3 1/2 in.)
Details: System requirements: IBM or IBM compatible PC with IBM BASICA or GWBASIC.
Contents: The hydrologic cycle and ground-water flow --
Geologic materials and effective stress --
Darcy's law --
Flow nets to predict seepage Seepage forces and design --
Ground-water quality and contamination --
Aquifer and flow-net modeling --
Prediction of solute transport and attenuation --
Ground water protection and cleanup --
Waste disposal and the environment --
Foundation stabilization and construction dewatering --
Hydrologic aspects of compaction and slope stability --
Introduction to well theory --
Analysis of pumping-test data: confined, inconfined aquifers and leaky-confined auifers and slug tests --
Design of field pumping tests --
Atmosphereic aspects of the hydrologic cycle --
Preciption and runoff --
Streamflow --
Flood analysis and control --
Hydrology regions --
Hydrology and field practice --
Hydrology and computer methods. Appendices: water chemistry, water law, conversion factors and index properties.
Responsibility: Ian Watson, Alister D. Burnett.

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