Groundwater environments are integral components of streams. They are important habitats for organisms and critical for mineral and nutrient cycling. This comprehensive and authoritive text, prepared by leading authorities in the field, provides detailed treatment of the interactions between stream drainage basins and their underlying sediments, including the discharge of water from adjacent soil and bedrock environments. As a part of the Aquatic Ecology Series, this book is an important compilation of the latest research regarding the crucial interactions between streams and the associated ground waters.
Streams and Ground Waters is an essential reference for anyone interested in understanding and managing freshwater ecosystems.