Fluid Flow and Solute Movement in Sandstones: the Onshore UK by R. D. Barker, J. H. Tellam, Editors

By R. D. Barker, J. H. Tellam, Editors

Sandstone aquifers are universal world wide: they include an important share of the Earth's clean water provides. besides the fact that, as a result of their textural complexity and the widespread prevalence of either matrix and fracture circulation, prediction of move and pollutant migration continues to be a substantial problem. This quantity encompasses a number of papers summarizing present learn on an instance sandstone aquifer: the united kingdom Permo-Triassic Sandstone series. those crimson mattress, organic-poor sandstones are of fluvial and aeolian beginning, are frequently strongly textured, and are reduce by means of discontinuities of quite a lot of permeabilities. Matrix move usually dominates, yet fracture stream additionally happens. The papers within the quantity take care of learn on saturated and unsaturated stream, and solute and non-aqueous-phase liquid circulation. They conceal investigations from laboratory to neighborhood scale, and contain a variety of techniques, from petrophysical via geophysical and hydrochemical to modelling. The e-book is meant to be of curiosity to researchers and practitioners desirous about water assets and groundwater pollutants, and to hydrogeology, water engineering, and environmental technological know-how students.Also on hand: 2 hundred Years of British Hydrogeology - ISBN 1862391556 Sustainable Groundwater improvement - ISBN 1862390975 Palaeowaters in Coastal Europe: Evolution of Groundwater because the overdue Pleistocene - ISBN 186239086X

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2004). g. E1Ghonemy 1997,1998; Thornton et al. g. Tellam & Lloyd 1986; Lucey 1987; TeUam 1994) that exchange can modify concentrations significantly. The main exchange phase appears to be provided by clay minerals, but Mitchener (2003) found that for the sequence described by Bouch et al. 5, approximately 50% was supplied by oxides, in particular Mn oxides. Mitchener (2003) also found a complex relationship between permeability, porosity, CEC and MnO2, implying that when MnO2 is present it increases the CEC significantly which then decreases the significance of the (negative) permeability/CEC correlation: however, a (negative) POrosity/ CEC correlation remains significant whatever the MnO2 content.

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