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Chemical and Isotopic Groundwater Hydrology (Third Edition)

Edited by Emanuel Mazor 
Marcel Dekker  October 2003  



Hard Cover  352 pages, Illustrated  ISBN 9780824747046      £123.00

Considers physical and geological concepts. Examines chemical and isotopic tools of groundwater hydrology. Reviews water quality standards, monitoring, efficient data banks, and education activities.

Contents

Physical and geological concepts

Basic hydrological concepts
Geological data
Physical parameters

Chemical tools of groundwater hydrology

Elements, isotopes, ions, units and errors
Chemical parameters: Data processing Planning hydrochemical studies
Chemical parameters: Field work

Isotopic tools of groundwater hydrology: water identification and dating

Stable hydrogen and oxygen isotopes
Tritium dating
Radiocarbon dating
Chlorine-36 dating
The noble gases
Helium-4 and Ar-40 long-range dating
Paleoclimate, paleohydrology and groundwater dating interrelations

Man and water

Detecting pollution sources
Sustainable development of groundwater, urban and statewide management
Water quality standards, monitoring, efficient data banks and education activities

Oceans - major reservoir of terrestrial water and salts

Oceans and continents: Constant shifting of water and salts
Interstitial waters beneath the oceans: Common marine facies and occasional epicontinental brine-tagged facies
Salt and gypsum deposits within sedimentary basins disclose large-scale evaporitic paleo-systems and storage in isolated rock-compartments

Deep groundwater systems - formation water

Brine-tagged meteoric formation waters are dominant within sedimentary basins and rift valleys, ruling out basin-wide through-flow
Isotopic dating within the wide age range of formation waters
Brine-tagged meteoric formation waters are common also in crystalline shields: geological conclusions and relevance to nuclear waste repositories
Petroleum deposits elucidated by associated formation waters

Petroleum hydrology: Petroleum formation environments high-lighted by the associated formation waters

Petroleum formation environments high-lighted by rock characteristics
The pressure-cooker model of petroleum formation in closed compartments, and discussion of related paradigms
Formation waters and petroleum - unifying the research and exploration avenues

Warm and geothermal waters applied for recreation and energy production

Warm and mineral waters
Boiling and superheated waters
Hydrochemists reports
Discussed answers
References
Index.

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