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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521603218
ISBN-10: 0521603218
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 174mm x 29mm)
Pages: 564
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 4-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Steven E. Ingebritsen

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 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. Chris Neuzil is a member of the U.S. Geological Survey and is a senior hydrogeologist in the USGS National Research Program.