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By C. W. Fetter

ISBN-10: 0130882399

ISBN-13: 9780130882394

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ISBN: 0130882399
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2000-11-26
Number of Pages: 598
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This top promoting e-book, Applied Hydrogeology offers readers a balanced exam of all aspects of hydrogeology. It textual content stresses the applying of arithmetic to challenge fixing instead of derivation of idea. It presents a stability among actual and chemical hydrogeology. a variety of case stories domesticate reader realizing of the prevalence and stream of flooring water in various geologic settings. This invaluable reference contains 5 new case histories: The Dakota Aquifer, Fractures Sedimentary Rocks-Newark basin, Faults as Aquifer barriers, wasteland Hydrology-Azraq basin, Jordan. makes use of the web to acquire hydrogeologic facts and data. comprises well-developed case reviews in many of the chapters. comprises tables overlaying a number of services, unit conversions, and extra information for fixing good hydraulics, water chemistry, and contaminant delivery difficulties. For readers drawn to complex hydrology, groundwater hydrology, hydrogeology, and civil engineering.

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