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Groundwater in Geologic Processes

Groundwater in Geologic Processes

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: May 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521603218

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  • The 2006 second edition of this well received and widely adopted textbook has been extensively revised to provide a more comprehensive treatment of hydromechanics (the coupling of groundwater flow and deformation), to incorporate findings from the substantial body of research published since the first edition, and to include three new chapters on compaction and diagenesis, metamorphism, and subsea hydrogeology. The opening section develops basic theory of groundwater motion, fluid-solid mechanical interaction, solute transport, and heat transport. The second section applies flow, hydromechanics, and transport theory in a generalized geologic context, and focuses on particular geologic processes and environments. A systematic presentation of theory and application coupled with problem sets to conclude each chapter make this text ideal for use by advanced undergraduate and graduate-level hydrogeologists and geologists. It also serves as an invaluable reference for professionals in the field.

    • Second edition of an award winning title, includes a comprehensive treatment of hydromechanics, and new chapters on compaction and diagenesis, metamorphism, and subsea hydrogeology
    • The only hydrogeology text where geology is the primary focus, therefore it is particularly suitable for geoscience students
    • Brief problem sets at the end of each chapter, with solutions available online to lecturers at www.cambridge.org/9780521603218
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    Prizes

    • The 1st edition of this book was cited for the "John Hem Excellence in Science and Engineering Award" from the National Groundwater Association (2000) and the O. E. Meinzer Award from the Geological Society of America (2003).

    Reviews & endorsements

    "...serves as a good primer on important concepts in groundwater flow and a broad review of their applications to specific g ecologic problems. The authors develop a theoretical foundation before pulling together phenomena according to the contexts of economic geology, formation processes, tectonics, and submarine hydrogeology. In the process, the authors provide a large window into a significant amount and history of research. This can be strongly appreciated by graduate students and senior researchers, and correspondingly the work is an excellent introduction to the supplement to understanding the role of fluids in geologic processes in the subsurface." - Robert Viesca, Pageoph

    "...splendid revision of a fine First Edition. There are few readers of this Journal who cannot profit greatly from this book." - Richard E. Jackson, Environmental and Engineering Geoscience

    I think the authors have done an exceptional job of creating a book that shows that groundwater is much more than well hydraulics in the near surface. Ingebritsen, Sanford, and Neuzil have ably managed to cover an incredible range of topics, spanning enormous spatial and temporal scales, yet haven’t gotten lost in minute details. This book will serve as a ‘gate key’ to the myriad of geological phenomena linked to, and by, groundwater flow. I highly recommend the 2nd edition of Groundwater in Geologic Processes to any hydrogeologist who wants to learn more about groundwater in the Earth’s crust." - Benjamin J . Rostron, Geofluids

    "...a splendid revision of a fine first edition. There are few readers of this journal who cannot profit greatly from consulting this book." Environmental & Engineering Geoscience Journal

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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: May 2006
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521603218
    • length: 564 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 29 mm
    • weight: 0.89kg
    • contains: 156 b/w illus. 13 tables 54 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Groundwater flow
    2. Hydromechanical coupling
    3. Solute transport
    4. Heat transport
    5. Regional-scale flow and transport
    6. Ore deposits
    7. Hydrocarbons
    8. Geothermal processes
    9. Earthquakes
    10. Evaporites
    11. Compaction and diagenesis
    12. Metamorphism
    13. Subsea hydrogeology
    References
    Index.

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  • Authors

    Steven E. Ingebritsen, United States Geological Survey, California
    Steve Ingebritsen is a member of the U.S. Geological Survey and currently serves as a research branch chief in the USGS Water Resources Discipline.

    Ward E. Sanford, United States Geological Survey, Virginia
    Ward Sanford is a member of the U.S. Geological Survey and is currently research advisor for the groundwater hydrology discipline of the USGS National Research Program.

    Christopher E. Neuzil, United States Geological Survey, Virginia
    Chris Neuzil is a member of the U.S. Geological Survey and is a senior hydrogeologist in the USGS National Research Program.

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