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Recent Trends in Water Research free pdf The developments in science pave way to the betterment of the mankind. A field of research develops only when it copes up with the recent developments. This book aims to bring together and document the recent developments in the field of water research. This book is an agglomeration of different aspects of water research and recent developments covering surface water, rain water and ground water. Several multi disciplinary papers covering geophysical applications, hydrogeochemical aspects, isotopic signature, speciation of trace elements, etc., were incorporated to give an insight into the various aspects of water resources. The applications of resistivity survey in identification of sea water intrusion, the chemical nature of water in different environments, their equilibrium conditions, quality, spatial and temporal variations in their quality and quantity are also discussed in detail. This edition is done with a clear and simple style with main emphasis on present problems from developing world environments highlighting the relevant data with examples representing current status of various water resources. All these features make this book indispensable to the researchers and managers of water resources in most part of the world.

About S. Chidambaram

Dr. S. Chidambaram, Reader, Department of Earth Sciences, Annamalai University is an expert in the field of groundwater resource management especially on its quality, sources and evolution (isotope hydrogeology). He is a university gold medalist in the UG and PG courses. He received DST young scientist project and best paper award on drinking water supply in SAARC countries. He has got several ongoing and has completed numerous projects on hydrogeochemistry, F contamination and Isotope from various governmental agencies like DST, MOEN and F, UGC, BRNS, etc. He has produced 3 PhDs. and 12 publications in reputed referred journals in his field of expertise. He has visited and worked in Russia for his groundwater research collaborative projects. He is doing numerous collaborative research with institutes like BARC, NIH, NGRI, JNU other universities and institutions in India and abroad. Dr. AL. Ramanathan is a Professor in the School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and New Delhi, India. His research area is in the field of hydrogeochemistry from inland and coastal surface and groundwater and their resource management. He has got 18 yrs of teaching experience (PG) and research experience in this subject. He has taught in numerous universities in India and abroad. He has guided quite a number of Ph.D. research students on groundwater quality and modelling aspects. He has widely travelled all over the world for the advanced research work in groundwater. He is also a recipient of various international and national scholarship and had collaborations with institutes and universities reputed in groundwater research in India and abroad. He has published two dozen articles in reputed refereed journals and authored five books in these aspects. He has completed and continuing his research work on groundwater got from Indian and international agencies. Dr. K. Shivanna, Head, Isotope Hydrology Section, Isotope Applications Division of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and Associate Professor, Homi Bhabha National Institute, BARC, has made outstanding contribution in the field of isotope hydrology for the last 30 years. He is a specialist in the field of isotope hydrology, hydrogeology and hydrochemistry for water resources development and management and internationally known in isotope hydrology. He served as a UNDP/IAEA regional expert in the field of water resources development in African countries and national co-coordinator for geothermal systems under IAEA/RCA program. He has authored over 80 scientific publications. Dr. R. Arthur James, Senior Assistant Professor, Department of Marine Science, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli has 15 years experience in the field of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Quality Control (QC) analysis and Environmental Audit. He has conducted detailed geological surveys and environmental audit for various projects. He has published nearly 35 papers in reputed national and international journals. Dr. James is the recipient of Young Scientist (2006), Young Investigator (2007) and Indian Academy's summer fellowship (2008) awards. He has been serving as board of studies member and resource person for various academic bodies.

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Author : S. Chidambaram
Publisher : I K International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd
Data Published : 13 May 2010
ISBN : 9380026919
EAN : 9789380026916
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 248 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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