Advances in the Research of Aquatic Environment: Volume 1 by G. Stournaras (auth.), Nicolaos Lambrakis, George

By G. Stournaras (auth.), Nicolaos Lambrakis, George Stournaras, Konstantina Katsanou (eds.)

The publication specializes in the administration of the aquatic setting. it truly is geared toward scientists, scholars, governmental officers and experts facing groundwater and atmosphere. Its major aim is to notify the reader of principles, wisdom and adventure when it comes to a sustainable aquatic surroundings. the most themes are as follows: Water our bodies and Ecosystems; weather swap and Water our bodies; Water caliber and agriculture; interplay of floor and floor waters; Karst Hydrogeology; non-stop Media Hydrogeology; Fissured Rocks Hydrogeology; Hydrochemistry; Geothermics and thermal waters; The position of water in building tasks; Hydrology

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The latter is such a lack of rainfall as to adversly affect the plant and animal life of a region and to deplete water supplies, both for domestic purposes and for the operation of irrigation schemes. Lack of rainfall in certain areas does not necessarily indicate a drought, if the streamflows and ground-waters in the area are derived from rainfall in distant places (Baloutsos et al. 1999). N. Lambrakis et al. ), Advances in the Research of Aquatic Environment, Vol. A. Kallergis Droughts may be local, confined to a single river basin or area, or they may be widespread, extending over many states and parts of the world.

Descriptive model of the dynamics of the hyporheic zone and the surrounding water systems. The arrows size indicates the relative magnitude of flow (Williams 1993; in Sophocleous 2002). Fig. 5. Human-induced impacts promoting clogging of stream-bed sediments and their ecological consequences (Brunke and Gonser 1997; in Sophocleous 2002). 16 G. Stournaras Fig. 6. Transition from reliance upon groundwater storage to induced recharge of surface water (Balleau 1988; in Sophocleous 2002). Hyporheic zone Water flows not only in the open streams, but also through the interstices of stream channel and bank sediments, creating a mixing zone with subsurface water.

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