Field Methods for Geologists and Hydrogeologists [electronic resource] / by Fakhry A. Assaad, Philip E. LaMoreaux ; edited by Travis H. Hughes
- 1 Introduction -- I Surface Geological and Geophysical Field Studies -- 2 Geology of Indurated Rocks, Unconsolidated Sedimentary Deposits and Karst Terrains -- 3 Topographic and Surface Geologic Maps -- 4 Surface Geophysical Exploration Methods -- II Subsurface Geological and Geophysical Methods -- 5 Characteristics of Sedimentary Rocks — Subsurface Geological Mapping and Computer Software Data Management Systems -- 6 Drilling and Testing: Soil Samplers, Drilling Techniques, and Equipment -- 7 Geophysical Well Logging Methods and Interpretations -- III Ground-Water Hydrology, Ground-Water Contamination, and Waste Management -- 8 Ground-Water Hydrology, Hydrogeologic Methods and Hydrogeologic Data Acquisition -- 9 Ground-Water Monitoring Wells, Contamination, and Waste Management -- IV Case Studies -- 10 A New Approach on the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer of the Western Desert of Egypt -- 11 Sulfate and Chloride Karstification and Its Economical Significance -- 12 Occurence of DNAPL near an Interceptor Well — Pump and Test Treatment for Remediation -- V Technical Applications in the Field and Project Performance -- 13 Laboratory Tests for Soils -- 14 Project Performance.
- This book is designed for scientists and engineers who want practical information to plan, manage, write, and review geologic and hydrologic projects and reports. It provides step-by-step methods to prepare more timely, readable, and technically accurate reports. Detailed guidelines are provided to prepare the different subj ects included in this book. Source references, project proposals, and checklists are included to assist authors. The use of the techniques described in this book will result in less time spent in report writ ing, editing, rewriting, and review, which will save time and money. This book is the result of nearly 50 years of experience in program and project development in the field of hydrogeology. The two main authors P. E. LaMoreaux and Fakhry Assaad who submitted both the idea and the major subjects of the book, have been closely associated during this period with the Geological Survey of Egypt, the General Desert Development Organization in Egypt, the u. S. Geological Survey (USGS), the Geological Survey of Alabama, the University of Alabama, and in a great variety of consulting projects in different States of America and over the world. It is based on experience from the assignment and supervision of many professionals with a great variety of academic training and experience.
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