Advances in Geosciences: Volume 11: Hydrological Science by Namsik Park, Wing-Huen Ip

By Namsik Park, Wing-Huen Ip

"Advances in Geosciences" is the results of a concerted attempt to collect the most recent effects and making plans actions with regards to earth and house technology in Asia and the foreign enviornment. the quantity editors are all best scientists of their learn fields protecting six sections: Atmospheric technology (AS), Hydrological technology (HS), Ocean technological know-how (OS), good Earth (SE), sun Terrestrial (ST) and Planetary technological know-how (PS). the most function is to focus on the clinical matters necessary to the learn of earthquakes, tsunamis, atmospheric airborne dirt and dust storms, weather switch, drought, flood, typhoons, monsoons, area climate, and planetary exploration. This quantity is abstracted in NASA's Astrophysics facts procedure. learn for the clean floor Water assets, Neil, Island, India (V ok Saxena) rising recommendations in Hydrology for Tropical Pacific Regimes (J Terry) research of Monami Waves in Aquatic crops (S Patil et al.)

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The plain is transversed by numerous wadis such as Wadi Shik, Al Ain, and Muraykhat. 1 Al Jaww Plain is mostly covered with the Quaternary deposits. Hunting Geology and Geophysics2 recognized five sediment types (Fig. 1) which are alluvial deposits, desert plain deposits, mixed deposits, sabkha deposits, and Aeolian sand. All the rocks of Al Jaww Plain in Al Ain area are sedimentary including massive, fossiliferous Tertiary limestone of Lower Eocene, limestone with intercalations of Pelagic blue grey marls, gypsum, and gypsiferous marls of Miocene age overlain by marls and clays with conglomerates of the Fars formation.

This was not such an extreme event compared to a later pair of cyclones that struck New Caledonia in 1996, but the extended Fig. 5. Many rivers on Grande Terre island in New Caledonia experienced high flows in early January 1994 as TC Rewa traversed the island, but then backtracked across the north of the territory, eventually describing a rare double loop in its overall track shape. December 12, 2008 14:58 AOGS 2007 - HS Volume 9in x 6in Emerging Concepts in Hydrology for Tropical Pacific Regimes b672-V11-ch05 51 Table 1.

Groundwater samples were analyzed for chemical analysis of major cations namely: Ca2+ , Mg2+ , K+ , and Na+ (Fig. 7)6 in order to determine the interactions between the groundwater and sediments of the aquifer in Al Jaww Plain. The results clearly indicated that the proportions of analyzed major cations increase from the east to the west of the Quaternary aquifer of Al Jaww Plain toward Jabel Hafit (Fig. 8). The increasing percentage of calcium (Ca) and magnesium (Mg) westwards is due to the fact that the positions of the wells are close to Jabal Hafit which mainly consists of calcite and dolomite (CaMg(CO3 )).

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