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By Robert A. Bisson,Jay H. Lehr

New exploration instruments and methods for a step forward paradigm of neighborhood groundwater occurrence
clean water is definitely our most valuable source apart from the air we breathe, and the single commodity whose expense has gradually risen through the years. while, our figuring out of the origins, pathways, and recharge mechanisms of the earth's most precious "economic" mineral-groundwater-remains within the 19th century. it's ironic that this clinical anachronism is contributing to an international scarcity of obtainable clean water provides whereas oil, fuel, and mineral discoveries have proliferated, enormously expanding the world's power, necessary metals, and business mineral reserves.
smooth Groundwater Exploration information purposes and result of confirmed twenty-first- century applied sciences and geological ideas tailored from the oil, fuel, and mineral exploration industries for comparing, constructing, and handling formerly undiscovered, huge, sustainable groundwater assets. unparalleled in either its scope and authority, this well timed publication presents:
* a brand new groundwater paradigm, coined Megawatershed, which literally and comprehensively describes the earth's normal complicated groundwater systems
* cutting edge exploration, drilling, and checking out applied sciences that make significant new ground-water resources extra locatable and most economical to provide than ever before
* real case reviews during which megawatershed equipment have pointed out significant amounts of recent water and taken new desire to formerly arid and desperately water-short locales
* Chapters by means of former OECD DAC chairman Alexander R. Love, geopolitical analyst Dr. Ewan Anderson, and previous director of the Trinidad and Tobago Water assets supplier Dr. Utam Maharaj at the super international implications of the megawater-shed paradigm. those specialists discover the various helpful purposes of megawater-shed improvement, from macroeconomics to improvement of small island constructing country (SIDS), and from serious environmental concerns to water clash solution and the potential of a moment "green revolution"
The world's want for fresh, accountable water is extra urgent-and addressable-than ever sooner than. allow glossy Groundwater Exploration introduce you to the authors' progressive megawatershed paradigm, besides the newest innovations and applied sciences for having access to great reservoirs of groundwater-still ultra-modern most secure, cleanest, and such a lot abundant water resource.

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