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ERIC Number: ED312140
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 36
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Sandcastle Moats and Petunia Bed Holes. A Book about Groundwater.
Nickinson, Pat
This book provides five instructional units on groundwater. Units included are: (1) "Where's the Groundwater?" (describing the concepts of a saturated zone, water table, hydrologic cycle, recharge and discharge, core of depression, subsidence, and saltwater intrusion); (2) "How Does It Travel?" (discussing porosity, permeability, impermeability, sedimentary rock, crystalline rocks, faults, unconsolidated deposits, aquifer, and artesian well; (3) "What's in the Groundwater?" (discussing septic systems, toxic materials, leachates, landfills, hazardous waste sites, nitrates, and radioactive wastes); (4) "Virginia's Regions" (describing five main geologic regions); and (5) "What We Can Do to Help." The publication contains many diagrams, demonstrations, and a glossary. (YP)
Publications Services, Virginia Water Resources Research Center, 617 N. Main Street, Blacksburg, VA 24060 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia Water Resource Research Center, Blacksburg.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia