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Using Isotopes for Design and Monitoring of Artificial Recharge Systems
  • Using Isotopes for Design and Monitoring of Artificial Recharge Systems
  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). November 2013
  • This publication discusses several theoretical aspects important to the understanding, planning and monitoring of artificial recharge (AR) and aquifer storage and recovery (ASR) schemes and presents a selected number of examples illustrating the usefulness of isotopes and other tracers. The publication is expected to be of interest to hydrologists and water managers in areas where intensive exploitation of available water resources leads to shortages of water and where AR is being considered or is being implemented.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Aquifer recharge, Groundwater, Isotopes, Monitoring, Water quality

Application of Isotope Techniques for Assessing Nutrient Dynamics in River Basins
  • Application of Isotope Techniques for Assessing Nutrient Dynamics in River Basins
  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). May 2013
  • This publication presents the application of isotope techniques as a powerful tool for evaluating the sources, pathways, transformation and fate of nutrients in river systems, focusing on nitrogen, phosphorus and carbon containing substances. This publication aims to serve water resource managers as a guidebook on the application of isotope techniques in nutrient assessment and management, but it is also expected to be a practical aid for other interested and concerned individuals and organizations.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Global
  • Main themes: Groundwater, Isotopes, River Basin Management, Water management, Water quality

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 (region): Global
  • Main themes: Groundwater, Hydrology, Isotopes, Water cycle

Groundwater for Emergency Situations. A Methological Guide
  • Groundwater for Emergency Situations. A Methological Guide
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). May 2011
  • This Methodological Guide provides background information on groundwater protection with particular reference to its use in emergency situations as result of natural hazards and hydrological extremes. It also outlines the governance policy framework in which groundwater as an emergency resource may be integrated into overall emergency management and service provision. To illustrate the principles and techniques presented in the Guide, a varied number of real world case studies from widely differing regions is presented.
  • Geographical coverage (region): Africa, Asia, Europe, Global, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Main themes: Aquifer recharge, Drinking water, Emergency situations, Groundwater, Isotopes, Risk management, Water governance, Water supply

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