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Groundwater Geophysics

A Tool for Hydrogeology

Editors: Kirsch, Reinhard (Ed.)

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Geophysical techniques can map the underground conditions apart from boreholes. The use of these methods for hydrogeological applications is demonstrated for mapping of porous and structural aquifers, determination of groundwater quality (mineralization), assessment of hydraulic properties, determination of aquifer vulnerability and mapping of contaminated sites. Additionally, a description of geophysical techniques used for groundwater studies is given including seismics, resistivity methods, magnetics, ground penetrating radar and NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance).

In this second edition new chapters on RMT (radio magnetotelluric) and on the determination of groundwater flow in monitoring wells are included.

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"Groundwater Geophysics demonstrates the use of geophysics for the detection and delineation of groundwater resources. … This book covers a lot of material in geophysics and does a pretty good job of it. Besides serving as a reference book, I could see this book being used as a textbook for a groundwater geophysics course. … The index at the end of the book is extensive … . I think this book would be a good addition to the bookshelf of a geophysicist … ." (David C. Bartel, The Leading Edge, January, 2007)


Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Groundwater Geophysics
Book Subtitle
A Tool for Hydrogeology
Editors
  • Reinhard Kirsch
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-29387-3
DOI
10.1007/3-540-29387-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 493
Number of Illustrations
300 b/w illustrations
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