Isotopes in the Water Cycle: Past, Present and Future of a Developing Science by Pradeep K. AggarwalIsotopes in the Water Cycle: Past, Present and Future of a Developing Science by Pradeep K. Aggarwal

Isotopes in the Water Cycle: Past, Present and Future of a Developing Science

byPradeep K. AggarwalEditorJoel R. Gat, Klaus F. Froehlich

Paperback | August 31, 2007

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Environmental isotope and nuclear techniques provide unmatched insights into the processes governing the water cycle and its variability under past and present climates. This monograph is recommended to advanced students and specialists and presents historical perspective, state of the art applications and new developments of isotopes in hydrology, environmental disciplines and climate change studies.

The spectrum of isotope applications addressed in this monograph ranges from the assessment of groundwater resources in terms of recharge and flow regime, identification of palaeogroundwater, water balance of river basins and lakes, to studies of the past and present global environmental and climate changes. The contributions are written by renowned specialists in the various application fields.

Title:Isotopes in the Water Cycle: Past, Present and Future of a Developing ScienceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:382 pagesPublished:August 31, 2007Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1402066716

ISBN - 13:9781402066719

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Table of Contents

1. Isotope Hydrology: A Historical Perspective From The IAEA; P.K. Aggarwal, K. Froehlich, R. Gonfiantini, J.R. Gat Isotopic and Nuclear Methodologies 2. Isotopic Tracers For Obtaining Hydrologic Parameters; H. Moser, W. Rauert 3. Hydrologic Process Studies Using Radionuclides Produced By Cosmic Rays; D. Lal 4. Stable Oxygen And Hydrogen Isotopes; L.L. Gourcy, M. Groening, P.K. Aggarwal 5. Tritium In The Hydrologic Cycle; R.L. Michel 6. Assessing Sources And Transformations Of Sulphate And Nitrate In The Hydrosphere Using Isotope Techniques; B. Mayer 7. Rare Gases; H.H. Loosli, R. Purtschert 8. U and Th Series Nuclides In Natural Waters; A. Kaufman 9. Optical Isotope Ratio Measurements In Hydrology; E.R.Th. Kerstel, H.A.J. Meijer Hydrologic Processes and Systems 10. Some Classical Concepts Of Isotope Hydrology; J.R. Gat 11. Isotopes In Lake Studies: A Historical Perspective; K. Froehlich, R. Gonfiantini, K. Rozanski 12. A Review Of Isotope Applications In Catchment Hydrology; T. Vitvar, P.K. Aggarwal, J.J. McDonnell 13. Contribution Of Isotopic And Nuclear Tracers To Study Of Groundwaters; W.M. Edmunds 14. Dating Of Young Groundwater; L.N. Plummer 15. Dating Of Old Groundwater ''¬" History, Potential, Limits And Future; M.A. Geyh 16. Geothermal Systems; Y.K. Kharaka, R.H. Mariner 17. Saline Waters; J. Horita Hydroclimatic Processes and Systems 18. Isotopes In Atmospheric Moisture; K. Rozanski 19. How Much Climatic Information Do Water Isotopes Contain? G. Hoffmann, M. Cuntz, J. Jouzel, M. Werner 20. Stable Isotopes Through The Holocene As Recorded In Low-Latitude, High-Altitude Ice Cores; L.G. Thompson, M.E. Davis 21. Groundwater As An Archive OfClimatic And Environmental Change; W.M. Edmunds 22. Isotopic Palaeolimnology; F. Gasse Appendices: A. List Of Seminal Papers On Isotope Hydrology (The Isotopes Of Hydrogen And Oxygen) B. List Of Papers Presented At The 1st IAEA Symposium On Isotope Hydrology (Tokyo, 1963) C. Excerpts From Report Of 1st IAEA Panel On The Application Of Isotope Techniques In Hydrology