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A Summary on the Special Issue “Sustainability of Groundwater”
ExcerptOne of the most common denominators for almost any form of life is the existential need for water. This need has recently received much attention in the frame of sustainability discussions [1,2]. In addition, environmental sustainability and safe access to fresh water is one of the eight United Nation’s millennium development goals, and ultimately most conditions of life rely on water. Expected higher water demands for irrigation, industrial and household purposes outline the need for more investment in freshwater characterization and quantification. In addition, factors including climate change, large-scale reservoirs, re-channelling of streams, expansion of urban centres as well as chemical and microbial loading need to be taken into account. [...]
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Becker V, Myrttinen A, Barth JA, Bayer P. A Summary on the Special Issue “Sustainability of Groundwater”. Sustainability. 2011; 3(10):1792-1795.Chicago/Turabian Style
Becker, Veith; Myrttinen, Anssi; Barth, Johannes A.C.; Bayer, Peter. 2011. "A Summary on the Special Issue “Sustainability of Groundwater”." Sustainability 3, no. 10: 1792-1795.
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