Advances in Hydroscience, Volume 6 covers topics on water occurring in air, on land and in the ocean, encompassing all three parts of the total water system on earth: atmosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere.
The book starts by discussing the developments in atmospheric water resources, including statistically designed cloud-seeding experiments, long-term commercial projects aimed at increasing precipitation, and the technology of precipitation management. The text then presents articles on the theoretical aspects of drainage of water on land; the basic concepts, principles, and methods of analysis for two liquid flows in a porous medium domain; and the scientific information on the constituents, the physical-chemical properties, and the structure of sea water.
The book will prove invaluable to ground water hydrologists, geologists, petroleum engineers, and scientists and engineers who venture to explore the inner space of the earth.
List of Contributors Foreword Contents of Previous Volumes New Developments in Atmospheric Water Resources I. Introduction II. Statistically Designed Cloud-Seeding Experiments III. Long-Term Commercial Projects Aimed at Increasing Precipitation IV. The Technology of Precipitation Management V. Outlook for the Future References Theory of Flow to Drains I. Introduction II. Equations of Motion III. Steady, Saturated Flow toward Drains IV. Nonsteady Saturated Flow toward Drains V. Partially Saturated Flow VI. Measurement of Soil Properties VII. Application of Flow Theory to Drainage Design References Sea Water I. Introduction II. The Constituents of Sea Water III. Physical-Chemical Properties of Sea Water IV. The Structure of Sea Water References Two-Liquid Flows in Porous Media I. Introduction II. Interfacial Tension and Capillary Pressure III. Simultaneous Flow of Two Immiscible Liquids IV. Immiscible Displacement V. Determining the Steady Interface by the Hodograph Method VI. The Interface in Coastal Aquifers Major Symbols References Author Index Subject Index
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