Modern Groundwater Exploration: Discovering New Water by Robert A. Bisson,Jay H. Lehr PDF
By Robert A. Bisson,Jay H. Lehr
clean water is absolutely our most dear source other than the air we breathe, and the one commodity whose price has progressively risen through the years. while, our realizing of the origins, pathways, and recharge mechanisms of the earth's most beneficial "economic" mineral-groundwater-remains within the 19th century. it truly is ironic that this clinical anachronism is contributing to an international scarcity of accessible clean water provides whereas oil, fuel, and mineral discoveries have proliferated, tremendously expanding the world's strength, helpful metals, and business mineral reserves.
glossy Groundwater Exploration info purposes and result of confirmed twenty-first- century applied sciences and geological ideas tailored from the oil, gasoline, and mineral exploration industries for comparing, constructing, and dealing with formerly undiscovered, mammoth, sustainable groundwater assets. extraordinary in either its scope and authority, this well timed ebook presents:
* a brand new groundwater paradigm, coined Megawatershed, which literally and comprehensively describes the earth's ordinary advanced groundwater systems
* cutting edge exploration, drilling, and checking out applied sciences that make significant new ground-water assets extra locatable and within your means to supply than ever before
* real case reports during which megawatershed tools have pointed out tremendous amounts of latest water and taken new desire to formerly arid and desperately water-short locales
* Chapters by means of former OECD DAC chairman Alexander R. Love, geopolitical analyst Dr. Ewan Anderson, and previous director of the Trinidad and Tobago Water assets enterprise Dr. Utam Maharaj at the large international implications of the megawater-shed paradigm. those specialists discover the various priceless functions of megawater-shed improvement, from macroeconomics to improvement of small island constructing kingdom (SIDS), and from severe environmental concerns to water clash solution and the opportunity of a moment "green revolution"
The world's want for fresh, accountable water is extra urgent-and addressable-than ever prior to. allow sleek Groundwater Exploration introduce you to the authors' innovative megawatershed paradigm, in addition to the most recent options and applied sciences for having access to tremendous reservoirs of groundwater-still state-of-the-art most secure, cleanest, and such a lot considerable water resource.
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Modern Groundwater Exploration: Discovering New Water Resources in Consolidated Rocks Using Innovative Hydrogeologic Concepts, Exploration, Drilling, Aquifer Testing and Management Methods by Robert A. Bisson,Jay H. Lehr