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Threats to the Quality of Groundwater Resources : Prevention and Control - Andrea Scozzari

Threats to the Quality of Groundwater Resources

Prevention and Control

By: Andrea Scozzari (Editor), Elissavet Dotsika (Editor)

Paperback Published: 29th March 2019
ISBN: 9783662569405
Number Of Pages: 317

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This book focuses on scientific and technological aspects of groundwater-resources assessment and surveillance. It describes relevant risks and investigates selected techniques for the monitoring and mitigation of the individuated threats to groundwater quality. The authors discuss the concepts of groundwater-resources protection and offer examples of both geogenic and anthropogenic degradation of groundwater quality, such as heavy metals from mining activities and natural water-rock interactions, as well as risk of contamination due to geological CO2 storage practices etc. The volume also covers non-invasive monitoring techniques and briefly addresses innovative sensor technologies for the online assessment of water quality. Furthermore, the role played by geochemical techniques, the potential of environmental isotopes and the support provided by physical modelling are highlighted. The chapters guide the reader through various viewpoints, according to the diverse disciplines involved, without aiming to be exhaustive, but instead picking representative topics for their relevance in the context of groundwater protection and control.
This book will be of interest to advanced students, researchers, policy-makers and stakeholders at various levels.

ISBN: 9783662569405
ISBN-10: 366256940X
Series: Handbook of Environmental Chemistry
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 317
Published: 29th March 2019
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.47

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