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Management of coastal aquifers in Europe: paleowaters, natural controls and human influence

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Dutch title: Beheer van kustaquifers in Europa: paleowaters, natuurlijke controlerende factoren en menselijke beïnvloeding (PALAEAUX)
Reference no: ENV4-CT95-0156
Period: February 1996 till January 1999
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Coastal waters; Isotope dating; Physical oceanography; Water management
Geographical term: ANE, North Sea, Southern Bight [Marine Regions]

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  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Wetenschappen; Vakgroep Geologie; Laboratorium voor Toegepaste Geologie en Hydrogeologie, more

Abstract:
The project objective is to study coastal aquifers along a NE-SW European traverse. The importance of fresh groundwaters which recharged these regions during times of lowered sea levels in the Late Pleistocene, will be investigated. A wide range of hydrogeological and geochemical techniques will be applied. The aquifer response to human influence and climatic change will be assessed.

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