By William M. Alley and Rosemarie Alley Yale University Press Drawing on case studies from around the world, the book examines groundwater from key scientific and socioeconomic perspectives. The book addresses serious groundwater issues, while also including the stories of people making a difference in protecting the resource. Among topics covered are groundwater's importance amid a growing population, the impact of industrial chemicals being widely used, and the threat of climate change. The book is written using a down-to-earth language in a narrative format. Water-related professionals will be interested in the global and societal topics and general readers will find it useful as well. The book is authored by William Alley, the National Ground Water Association's Director of Science and Technology, and Rosemarie Alley, William Alley's wife and a veteran science writer.
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