Special Issue "Groundwater and Ecosystem under Environmental Changes"

A special issue of Geosciences (ISSN 2076-3263). This special issue belongs to the section "Hydrogeology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2018)

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Prof. Se-Yeong Hamm

Department of Geological Sciences, Pusan National University, Republic of Korea
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Interests: groundwater quantity and quality; groundwater and climate change; groundwater and earthquakes; hydraulic test analyses
Guest Editor
Prof. Tianming Huang

Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
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Interests: geochemical and isotopic tracers; groundwater recharge; energy and groundwater environment; water quality; unsaturated zone
Guest Editor
Prof. Min-Ho Koo

Department of Geo-Environmental Sciences, Kongju National University, Republic of Korea
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Interests: groundwater modeling; stream-aquifer interaction; conjunctive use of surface and groundwater; managed aquifer recharge (MAR)
Guest Editor
Prof. Jung-Hwi Kihm

Department of Renewable Energy and Resources, Jungwon University, Republic of Korea
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Interests: hydrogeology simulation; fluid flow modeling; environmental impacts assessment; geothermal energy

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Groundwater is a critical resource for human life, as well as for the maintenance of ecosystems. Understanding contaminated groundwater with human health is an emerging area of interest and study. Groundwater contributes to the sustainability of ecosystems for harmonizing human beings with nature. On the other hand, environmental changes affect surface and ground water resources more and more. This Special Issue will be published in Geosciences and provide topics regarding groundwater and human health, geohydrology in connection with water and life, geomicrobial characterization of subsurface environments, groundwater resource management, environmental drivers changing hydrologic system and consequences, groundwater quantity and quality issues related to environmental changes, groundwater–surface water interaction, biogeochemistry and ecohydraulics of the riparian and hyporheic zone, groundwater-dependent ecosystems, and so on. The Guest Editors are encouraging papers that contains novel approaches and technologies on the abovementioned topics.

Prof. Se-Yeong Hamm
Prof. Tianming Huang
Prof. Min-Ho Koo
Prof. Jung-Hwi Kihm
Guest Editors

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Keywords

  • Groundwater modelling
  • Stream-aquifer interaction
  • Groundwater recharge
  • Geochemical and isotopic tracers
  • Environmental impacts assessment
  • Groundwater quantity and quality
  • Ecohydraulics of riparian zones
  • Groundwater and human health
  • Geomicrobial characterization of subsurface environment

Published Papers

There is no accepted submissions to this special issue at this moment.
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