Geochemistry, Groundwater and Pollution, Second Edition: Edition 2

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Building on the success of its 1993 predecessor, this second edition of Geochemistry, Groundwater and Pollution has been thoroughly re-written, updated and extended to provide a complete and authoritative account of modern hydrogeochemistry.

Offering a quantitative approach to the study of groundwater quality and the interaction of water, minerals, gases, pollutants and microbes, this book shows how physical and chemical theory can be applied to explain observed water qualities and variations over space and time. Integral to the presentation, geochemical modelling using PHREEQC code is demonstrated, with step-by-step instructions for calculating and simulating field and laboratory data. Numerous figures and tables illustrate the theory, while worked examples including calculations and theoretical explanations assist the reader in gaining a deeper understanding of the concepts involved.

A crucial read for students of hydrogeology, geochemistry and civil engineering, professionals in the water sciences will also find inspiration in the practical examples and modeling templates.

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About the author

Dr Tony Appelo is a consultant based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Dr Dieke Postma teaches at the Danish Technical University in Lyngby, Denmark.

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Publisher
CRC Press
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Published on
Jun 24, 2004
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Pages
668
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ISBN
9781439833544
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Industries / General
Science / Earth Sciences / Geology
Science / Earth Sciences / Hydrology
Technology & Engineering / Civil / General
Technology & Engineering / Environmental / Water Supply
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