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The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry

Karst Water Environment

Advances in Research, Management and Policy

Editors: Younos, Tamim, Schreiber, Madeline, Kosič Ficco, Katarina (Eds.)

  • Offers a comprehensive overview of karst science
  • Provides new insights into water availability and water quality issues
  • Valuable resource for the design of land and water management systems in karst areas around the globe
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Karst aquifers are important sources of drinking water worldwide. This volume presents a discussion of the current state of knowledge on karst science, advances in karst mapping and karst aquifer monitoring technologies, case studies of karst aquifer assessment, and regulatory perspectives on land use and water management in karst environments. It offers valuable reference material for researchers involved in karst science and environmental studies, as well as a guide for experts at governmental agencies, scientists, engineers and other professionals involved in karst aquifer protection and the design of land and water management systems in karst areas around the globe.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Karst Aquifers in the Arid World of Africa and the Middle East: Sustainability or Humanity?

    Stevanović, Zoran

    Pages 1-43

  • Groundwater for Human Consumption in Karst Environment: Vulnerability, Protection, and Management

    Jiménez-Madrid, A. (et al.)

    Pages 45-63

  • Advances in Monitoring to Understand Flow Paths in Karst: Comparison of Historic and Recent Data from the Valley and Ridge of Pennsylvania

    Toran, Laura (et al.)

    Pages 65-89

  • Strength and Limitations of Karst Groundwater Vulnerability Mapping Methodologies

    Ficco, Katarina Kosič (et al.)

    Pages 91-132

  • The Use of Artificial Tracer Tests in the Process of Management of Karst Water Resources in Slovenia

    Petrič, Metka

    Pages 133-156

Buy this book

eBook $229.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-77368-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $299.99
price for Mexico
  • ISBN 978-3-319-77367-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Karst Water Environment
Book Subtitle
Advances in Research, Management and Policy
Editors
  • Tamim Younos
  • Madeline Schreiber
  • Katarina Kosič Ficco
Series Title
The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry
Series Volume
68
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-77368-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-77368-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-77367-4
Series ISSN
1867-979X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 274
Number of Illustrations
32 b/w illustrations, 92 illustrations in colour
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