Climate change is expected to modify the hydrological cycle and affect freshwater resources. Groundwater is a critical source of fresh drinking water for almost half of the worlds population and it also supplies irrigated agriculture. Groundwater is also important in sustaining streams, lakes, wetlands, and associated ecosystems. But despite this,

chapter 1|14 pages


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Tropical Climates

chapter 3|16 pages

Groundwater recharge and storage variability in southern Mali

ByChris M. Henry, Harm Demon, Diana M. Allen & Dirk Kirste

chapter 4|14 pages

Groundwater discharge as affected by land use change in small catchments: A hydrologic and economic case study in Central Brazil

ByHenrique M.L. Chaves, Ana Paula S. Camelo & Rejane M. Mendes

chapter 5|12 pages

Effects of storm surges on groundwater resources, North Andros Island, Bahamas

ByNorth Andros Island, Bahamas John Bowleg & Diana M. Allen

chapter 6|36 pages

Reducing groundwater vulnerability in Carbonate Island countries in the Pacifi c

ByIan White & Tony Falkland

part |2 pages

Dry (Arid and Semiarid) Climates

chapter 7|16 pages

Groundwater resources increase in the Iullemmeden Basin, West Africa

ByBasin, West Africa Guillaume Favreau, Yahaya Nazoumou, Marc Leblanc, Abdou Guéro & Ibrahim Baba Goni

chapter 8|16 pages

Climate change and its impacts on groundwater resources in Morocco: the case of the Souss-Massa basin

ByLhoussaine Bouchaou, Tarik Tagma, Said Boutaleb, Mohamed Hssaisoune & Zine El Abidine El Morjani

chapter 9|24 pages

Vulnerability of groundwater quality to human activity and climate change and variability, High Plains aquifer, USA

ByJason J. Gurdak, Peter B. McMahon & Breton W. Bruce

chapter 10|20 pages

Groundwater change in the Murray basin from long-term in-situ monitoring and GRACE estimates

ByMarc Leblanc, Sarah Tweed, Guillaume Ramillien, Paul Tregoning, Frédéric Frappart, Adam Fakes & Ian Cartwright

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Temperate Climates

chapter 11|14 pages

Impact assessment of combined climate and management scenarios on groundwater resources. The Inca-Sa Pobla hydrogeological unit (Majorca, Spain)

ByLucila Candela, Wolf von Igel, F. Javier Elorza & Joaquín Jiménez-Martínez

chapter 12|22 pages

The effect of climate and anthropogenic sea level changes on Israeli coastal aquifers

ByYoseph Yechieli, Uri Kafri & Eyal Shalev

chapter 15|14 pages

Possible effects of climate change on groundwater resources in the central region of Santa Fe Province, Argentina

ByOfelia Tujchneider, Marta Paris, Marcela Pérez & Mónica D’Elía

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Continental Climates

chapter 16|24 pages

Impacts of drought on groundwater depletion in the Beijing Plain, China

ByPlain, China Yangxiao Zhou, Liya Wang, Jiurong Liu & Chao Ye

chapter 17|16 pages

Possible effects of climate change on hydrogeological systems: results from research on Esker aquifers in northern Finland

ByBjørn Kløve, Pertti Ala-aho, Jarkko Okkonen & Pekka Rossi

part |2 pages

Polar Climates

chapter 18|16 pages

Impacts of climate change on groundwater in permafrost areas: case study from Svalbard, Norway

BySylvi Haldorsen, Michael Heim & Martine van der Ploeg

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Various Climates