publication . Doctoral thesis . 2018

Understanding socio-groundwater systems: framework, toolbox, and stakeholders’ efforts for analysis and monitoring groundwater resources

López Maldonado, Yolanda Cristina;
Open Access
  • Published: 12 Jan 2018
  • Publisher: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
Groundwater, the predominant accessible reservoir of freshwater storage on Earth, plays an important role as a human-natural life sustaining resource. In recent decades there has been an increasing concern that human activities are placing too much pressure on the resource, affecting the health of the ecosystem. However, because groundwater it is out of sight, its monitoring on both global and local scales is challenging. In the field of groundwater monitoring, modelling tools have been developed for improving insights into groundwater characteristics, dynamics, and patterns in the hydrological cycle. Although models are accessible, the drawbacks are: they are n...
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free text keywords: Fakultät für Geowissenschaften, ddc:500, ddc:550
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