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Transport of Radionuclides in Groundwater

Richard B. Codell and James O. Duguid

in Radiological Risk Assessment and Environmental Analysis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195127270
eISBN:
9780199869121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127270.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Humans can be exposed to radioactive materials released to the ground by processes such as mining and milling of uranium, disposal of radioactive waste in repositories and landfills, or through ... More


MAIN APPLICATIONS

Juan Luis Vázquez

in The Porous Medium Equation: Mathematical Theory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198569039
eISBN:
9780191717468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569039.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Physics

This chapter reviews the main applications of the porous medium equation (PME). Section 2.1 describes the standard model of gas flow through a porous medium (Darcy-Leibenzon-Muskat). Section 2.2 ... More


Social Differentiation and the Politics of Access to Groundwater in North Gujarat

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter discusses the politics of groundwater markets and its interrelation with social differentiation and class–caste relations. Based on an intensive social anthropological study of a village ... More


Evolving Water Law for the Twenty-First Century

Philippe Cullet

in Water Law, Poverty, and Development: Water Sector Reforms in India

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199546237
eISBN:
9780191705519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546237.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines three of the main forms of water law reforms that have been and are being introduced in India. It first analyzes water user association legislation and the conceptual framework ... More


High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

William M Alley and Rosemarie Alley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Groundwater is the primary source of drinking water for half of the world’s population and is critical for global food security. Simultaneously, groundwater provides enormous environmental benefits ... More


Groundwater Irrigation Development, Conjunctive Use, and the Evolution of Water Use Complexes in the Nepalese Terai

Dik Roth and Linden Vincent

in Controlling the Water: Matching Technology and Institutions in Irrigation Management in India and Nepal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198082927
eISBN:
9780199082247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082927.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Though irrigation policy stresses the need to promote conjunctive water management, interventions in groundwater and surface water are often completely isolated from each other. This chapter ... More


Groundwater

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070818
eISBN:
9780199080762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses the regulation of groundwater. It covers national level initiatives which include the establishment of the Central Groundwater Authority and model groundwater legislation. It ... More


Protection and Regulation of Groundwater

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan (eds)

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199472475
eISBN:
9780199089857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199472475.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on protection and conservation of one of the most important sources of freshwater in India—the groundwater. The existing legal framework on groundwater consists of instruments at ... More


Water for Nature

William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley

in High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

Many ecosystems depend on the flow, quality, and temperature of groundwater contributions to streams, wetlands, and other surface-water bodies. This chapter examines these complex issues of ecosystem ... More


Sharing the Common Pool

William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley

in High and Dry: Meeting the Challenges of the World's Growing Dependence on Groundwater

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300220384
eISBN:
9780300227550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220384.003.0017
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This final chapter brings together the main themes running throughout the book, and discusses key imperatives for achieving groundwater sustainability and responsible groundwater governance. In ... More


Wetland Hydrology

C. Rhett Jackson

in Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247772
eISBN:
9780520932890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247772.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The commonly used phrase “wetland hydrology” should be considered shorthand for hydrology, as it relates to wetlands. Hillslope hydrology is a subbranch of hydrology devoted to describing and ... More


Modeling Paleohydrological System Structure and Function

Kenneth E. Kolm and Schaun M. Smith

in Emergence and Collapse of Early Villages: Models of Central Mesa Verde Archaeology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270145
eISBN:
9780520951990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270145.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

We present a new approach for quantitatively modeling drinking water suppliesin the central Mesa Verde region from AD 600 to 1300. We developed regional and site-specific conceptual models of the ... More


Fishing, Mining and Electricity

Philippe Cullet and Sujith Koonan

in Water Law in India: An Introduction to Legal Instruments

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198070818
eISBN:
9780199080762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198070818.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter covers areas which may not necessarily be covered as part of water law, seen in a narrow sense, but are intrinsically related to water. The first section focuses on inland fishing, one ... More


Groundwater-Dependent Ecosystems and Threats

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Wetlands, rivers, riparian zones, alluvial floodplains, and estuaries have various dependencies on groundwater, and on water derived from the unsaturated zone and surface runoff from land. Humans ... More


Sustaining Groundwater-Dependent Ecosystems

Angela H. Arthington

in Environmental Flows: Saving Rivers in the Third Millennium

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520273696
eISBN:
9780520953451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273696.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter is devoted to the groundwater dependencies of riverine corridors, and the methods available to assess those dependencies and to protect and manage groundwater resources as part of ... More


Re-imagining the Indian Underground: A Biography of the Tubewell

Anthony Acciavatti

in Places of Nature in Ecologies of Urbanism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390595
eISBN:
9789888390281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390595.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Long heralded as a crucial technological input for the successes of the Green Revolution in South Asia, for over half a century tubewell technologies have played a decisive, yet unacknowledged role ... More


The Utilization of International Groundwater in General International Law

Ximena Fuentes

in The Reality of International Law: Essays in Honour of Ian Brownlie

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198268376
eISBN:
9780191683510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198268376.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the application of general international law on international groundwater issues. It analyses state practice with regard to the utilization of international groundwater to ... More


Nutrient Dynamics

Donald C. Buso, Gene E. Likens, James W. Labaugh, and Darren Bade

in Mirror Lake: Interactions among Air, Land, and Water

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261198
eISBN:
9780520944497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261198.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter focuses on the variability and trends in chemical concentrations and fluxes at Mirror Lake during the period 1981–2000. It examines the water and chemical budgets of Mirror Lake to ... More


Evaluation of Methods and Uncertainties in the Water Budget

Thomas C. Winter and Donald O. Rosenberry

in Mirror Lake: Interactions among Air, Land, and Water

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261198
eISBN:
9780520944497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261198.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Water budget studies of Mirror Lake aim to measure hydrologic components interacting with the lake as accurately as possible. However, measurements of water budget components are subject to some ... More


Evaluation of Methods and Uncertainties in the Chemical Budgets

James W. Labaugh, Donald C. Buso, and Gene E. Likens

in Mirror Lake: Interactions among Air, Land, and Water

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261198
eISBN:
9780520944497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261198.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the uncertainties inherent in the water and chemical budgets of the lake in relation to the differences between chemical mass change in storage and to the balance between solute ... More


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