Written by the co-chair of the Karst Commission of the International Association of Hydrogeologists, this book addresses the unique challenges related to the characterization, management, and protection of karst aquifers, which are present on all continents and numerous oceanic islands. Water in Karst describes karst hydrogeology and hydrology, surface water-groundwater interactions, site investigation, data collection, delineation of drainage areas, groundwater extraction, regulatory issues, and water vulnerability and restoration. Predictive modeling methods and solutions to resource contamination and overexploitation are included. Photos, diagrams, and an eight-page color insert illustrate the concepts presented in this practical, comprehensive reference.
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Dr. Neven Kresic is the incoming vice president of the American Institute of Hydrology for International Affairs cooperating with UNESCO, and the International Water Association on world groundwater affairs. He is a member of the International Association of Hydrogeologists and a permanent member of the Karst Commission. A senior principal and professional hydrogeologist, Dr. Kresic has more than two decades of groundwater and surface water-related consulting, research, and teaching experience, including major projects in the United States, Eastern Europe, Middle East, and North Africa. He has worked with U.S. and international clients, including federal, state, and local agencies, and industries such as water, transportation, and power utilities, and oil, petrochemical, chemical, and construction companies. In addition to numerous scientific and professional papers, Dr. Kresic has authored five books including Groundwater Resources: Sustainability, Management and Restoration (McGraw-Hill). He was a professor at Belgrade University, Yugoslavia and Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, where he taught courses in hydrogeology, groundwater modeling, and groundwater remediation.
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