Encyclopedic Dictionary Of Hydrogeology by D. J. PoehlsEncyclopedic Dictionary Of Hydrogeology by D. J. Poehls

Encyclopedic Dictionary Of Hydrogeology

byD. J. PoehlsEditorGregory J. Smith

Hardcover | March 5, 2009

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The scientific disciplines of hydrology and hydrogeology are expanding as the Earth's water is being recognized by governments and individuals as a shrinking resource no entity can afford to take water for granted. At the present time, there is no single reference source for definitions.The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Hydrogeology is a practical, comprehensive reference guide with complete definitions of terms in hydrogeology and other fields closely related to water practices. This concise reference not only defines terms and concepts, but also provides a clear explanation of key elements so that an in-depth understanding of processes may be obtained.

* With more than 2,000 entries, from "absolute permeability" to the "Z-R relationship", this dictionary features the most up-to-date vocabulary in hydrology and hydrogeology. This dictionary would be of use to practicing scientists and professionals in all the fields of water science.
* More than 340 graphs, tables and diagrams complement the entries in order to clarify terms, methods, or processes
* Essential reference for students, academics, consultants, and practitioners in hydrology, hydrogeology, environmental engineering, environmental law, and the government
Title:Encyclopedic Dictionary Of HydrogeologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:March 5, 2009Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0125586906

ISBN - 13:9780125586900

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Features 2,000+ definitions of hydrogeological terms and concepts

Editorial Reviews

CHOICE, December 2009 : "The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Hydrogeology features 382 pages of definitions for over 2,000 alphabetically arranged terms related to hydrogeology, six appendixes (135 pages), and a two-page bibliography of major texts on hydrogeology. [Its] definitions include equations, tables, and illustrations to explain terms when needed. Summing Up: Recommended. Graduate students through professionals/practitioners." -L. R. Zellmer, Western Illinois University