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Isotope methods for dating old groundwater

Isotope methods for dating old groundwater
  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). April 2013
  • This book's 14 chapters explain what is currently understood about the use and application of radionuclides and related geochemical tracers and tools to assess groundwater age and movement over time spans beyond a few thousand years. It aims to provide the reader with a comprehensive understanding of why groundwater age is an important parameter for characterizing aquifer hydrogeology, how to estimate groundwater ages using different isotopes and how best to use age data for the analysis of groundwater flow.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Groundwater, Hydrology, Isotopes, Water cycle
  • Main target audience: Hydrologists, Scientists
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Guidance, Technical
  • Type of resource: Methodology, Scientific paper
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Published in 2015