Applied Hydrogeology (4th Edition) by C. W. Fetter

By C. W. Fetter

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ISBN: 0130882399
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2000-11-26
Number of Pages: 598
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This most sensible promoting ebook, Applied Hydrogeology provides readers a balanced exam of all points of hydrogeology. It textual content stresses the appliance of arithmetic to challenge fixing instead of derivation of conception. It presents a stability among actual and chemical hydrogeology. various case reviews domesticate reader realizing of the incidence and flow of floor water in numerous geologic settings. This useful reference contains 5 new case histories: The Dakota Aquifer, Fractures Sedimentary Rocks-Newark basin, Faults as Aquifer limitations, desolate tract Hydrology-Azraq basin, Jordan. makes use of the web to procure hydrogeologic information and data. contains well-developed case experiences in many of the chapters. includes tables masking a number of capabilities, unit conversions, and extra info for fixing good hydraulics, water chemistry, and contaminant delivery difficulties. For readers drawn to complicated hydrology, groundwater hydrology, hydrogeology, and civil engineering.

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C) What would be the lake surface area when the inputs balance the outputs? ) (D) What is the residence time* for water in Mono Lake when the water surface is at 6391 ft? nearby drainage ditch, and the rest either evaporates or soaks into unpaved areas. 23 cm of rain, how many cubic feet of water will flow into the drainage ditch? 14. Assume that Mono Lake stood at an elevation of 6391 ft, as described in problem 13, and a total annual diversion of 85,000 ac-ft of water were allowed from the Mono Lake basin.

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