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Aquifer Systems Management: Darcy’s Legacy in a World of Impending Water Shortage

Selected Papers on Hydrogeology 10

Aquifer Systems Management: Darcy’s Legacy in a World of Impending Water Shortage by Laurence Chery
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1. Henry Darcy (1803–1858): Immortalised by his scientific legacy

2. Henry Darcy’s Public Fountains of the City of Dijon


3. What grains can tell us about Darcy velocity

4. Measuring porosity and permeability on drill cuttings

5. The quest for permeability evaluation in wireline logging

6. Aquifers imagery and hydrodynamic parameters estimation using proton Magnetic Resonance Soundings

7. Permeability measurements in argillaceous rocks at the Meuse/Haute-Marne Underground Research Laboratory, France


A. Large aquifers, assessment of the resource

8. Great aquifer systems of the World

9. Alluvial aquifers in the North China plain

10. Groundwater and the challenges for the future water supply of the Republic of Djibouti in an arid climate (Horn of Africa)

11. Hydrogeological structure of the aquifer system in the Taoudenni sedimentary basin, Burkina Faso

12. An assessment of the groundwater resources in the western margin of the Taoudenni basin, Mauritania

13. Groundwater modelling for conjunctive use patterns investigation in the upper Central Plain of Thailand

14. Modelling of the Saq aquifer system (Saudi Arabia)

15. Holocene and present recharge of the Saharan aquifers: A numerical modelling study

16. Vadose zone characterisation of a hydrogeologic system in a mountain region: Serra da Estrela case study (Central Portugal)

B. Large aquifers, water salinity and its evolution with exploitation

17. Reconstructing natural groundwater flow and geochemical processes in a perturbed multi-layer aquifer system

18. The Guaraní Aquifer system: state-of-the-art in Argentina

19. Defining groundwater flow and mass vertical exchanges in a regional aquifer system through geochemical modelling – Aquitaine Basin, France

20. Hydrogeology of Béni Abbès: potential, hydrodynamics and influence on the palm field (Valley of Saoura, Algerian South-West)

21. Groundwater system compartmentalized by a tectonic zone in the Kanto plain, central Japan

C. Karstic and carbonate aquifer systems

22. Hydrogeological consequences of the Messinian Salinity Crisis in the Rhone River basin, France

23. Hydrodynamic behaviour during pumping test and modelling of the Cent Fonts karst system

24. Multidisciplinary approach to a karstic region for the use and protection of the water resource. Application to the Causse de Sauveterre (South of France)

25. Hydrogeological characterisation of the Oxfordian limestone at the Bure URL

D. Geothermal aquifer systems

26. Tracing high pH mineral waters ascribed to ultramafic rocks (Central Portugal): Conceptual vs numerical modelling

27. Fluid/mineral equilibrium calculations, isotopes and geophysics as a multidisciplinary approach to the characterization of Monção hydrothermal system (NW-Portugal)

28. Predictive model for the management of thermal resources

E. Aquifer contamination studies

29. Urban hydrogeology of the Paranhos sector, Porto city (NW Portugal): A geoenvironmental perspective

30. Modelling of chlorinated solvent transport and natural attenuation in groundwater

31. Variable water saturation impact on sorption/desorption characteristics of multiple species heavy metals from gold mining

32. Aquifer protection: A combined study of microstructure and transport properties in clay-sand mixtures

33. Modelling aquifer salinity in the Potash Basin (Alsace)

34. A multidisciplinary approach for assessing the risk of seawater intrusion in coastal aquifers: The case of the Roussillon Basin France

35. Cost-Benefit analysis of the alternative scenarios for reducing diffuse nitrogen pollution in the Seine River basin

36. Integrating economic and groundwater models for developing long-term nitrate concentration scenarios in a large aquifer

37. Simplified vulnerability mapping of groundwater in the Seine-Normandy Basin. Application to the BASOL

F. Aquifer monitoring systems and management rules

38. Characterization of pesticide concentrations in the Craie du Nord aquifer System

39. Optimisation of groundwater monitoring networks: Application of geostatistics with case studies from a granitic aquifer in a semi-arid region

40. Use of piezometric networks for evaluating the quantitative status of groundwater bodies: Example of the Seine-Normandy Basin in France

41. Taking groundwater into account in a drought plan

42. Risk map of high natural background of trace elements in the Water Authority Rhône-Méditerranée & Corse basin

43. Groundwater and Soil Water System for Norway based on daily simulations and real-time observations


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CRC Press; April 2014
610 pages; ISBN 9781482288520
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