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  • Evaluation and Prevention of Natural Risksby Stefano Campus; Secondo Barbero; Stefano Bovo; Ferruccio Forlati

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 220.00

    The assessment and prevention of risks inherent to natural phenomena is of topical interest to the scientific community and other authorities dealing with territorial management. Historical analysis carried out in the Piemonte-territory in north-western Italy, focusing on the consequences of hydrogeological risks, reveals that damage is continually... more...

  • Aquifer Systems Management: Darcy?s Legacy in a World of Impending Water Shortageby Laurence Chery; Ghislain de Marsily

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 252.00

    By 2050, the demand for water to sustain world agriculture will increase by seventy-five per cent in order to feed an estimated nine billion inhabitants. Increased amounts of water will be required for irrigation and for industrial and domestic use. Natural ecosystems will be threatened by the expansion of agricultural land and by a reduction... more...

  • Groundwater Flow Understandingby M. Adrian Ortega Guerrero

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 104.95

    Any sustainable groundwater development programme requires knowledge of the prevailing flow system, extending from local to regional scale. This book of selected papers discusses integral groundwater management with scale flow issues and presents methods of defining, preventing, controlling and mitigating negative environmental impacts related to... more...

  • Hydrogeologyby Kevin Hiscock; Victor Bense

    Wiley 2014; US$ 140.50

    Hydrogeology: Principles and Practice provides a comprehensive introduction to the study of hydrogeology to enable the reader to appreciate the significance of groundwater in meeting current and future water resource challenges. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect advances in the field since 2004. The book presents a systematic... more...

  • Effective Parameters of Hydrogeological Modelsby Vikenti Gorokhovski

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Geological models used in predictive hydrogeological modeling are not exact replicas of the objects they represent: many details related to structures and properties of the objects remain unknown. Those details may considerably affect simulation results. A provable evaluation of the uncertainty of hydrogeological and solute transport simulations are... more...

  • Geothermie-Vorhabenby Jörg Böttcher

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00

    Welche Voraussetzungen müssen erfüllt sein, damit ein Geothermie-Vorhaben erfolgreich umgesetzt werden kann? Rechtliche Durchsetzbarkeit und Verlässlichkeit von Verträgen sowie technische Bewährtheit sind die Voraussetzung für eine erfolgreiche Finanzierung und wirtschaftliche Rentabilität. Daher bietet dieses Buch erstmalig einen umfassenden Überblick... more...

  • Analysis and Modelling of Water Supply and Demand Under Climate Change, Land Use Transformation and Socio-Economic Developmentby Katharina Fricke

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Located in a narrow grassland corridor between the semi-desert and a mountain range in Northwest China, the research area Urumqi Region is despite its semi-arid climate in a relatively favourable hydrological situation. The nearby mountains provide water for settlements and agriculture, making human development possible in the first place. Due to the... more...

  • Geothermal Energyby Ingrid Stober; Kurt Bucher

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The internal heat of the planet Earth represents an inexhaustible reservoir of thermal energy. This form of energy, known as geothermal energy has been utilized throughout human history in the form of hot water from hot springs. Modern utilization of geothermal energy includes direct use of the heat and its conversion to other forms of energy, mainly... more...

  • Petroleum Reservoir Simulationsby J.H. Abou-Kassem; S.M. Farouq-Ali; M.R. Islam

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 175.00

    In this highly anticipated volume, the world-renowned authors take a basic approach to present the principles of petroleum reservoir simulation in an easy-to-use and accessible format. Applicable to any oil and gas recovery method, this book uses a block-centered grid and a point-distributed grid. It treats various boundary conditions as fictitious... more...

  • Venice Shall Rise Againby Giuseppe Gambolati; Pietro Teatini

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 94.95

    The city of Venice, Italy, has been subjected to periodic flooding, or acqua alta, for centuries. Venice Shall Rise Again presents a unique proposition to halt this flooding. Based on years of work and experiment, experts Gambolati and Teatini describe an innovative yet technologically simple, economically inexpensive, and environmentally friendly... more...