By J D Mather
The gathering of papers during this quantity documents the improvement of hydrogeology in Britain during the last 2 hundred years. Following the appliance, through William Smith, of stratigraphic rules to the sinking of wells, Victorian engineers and scientists tested groundwater as a massive contributor to public water provides. within the 20th century, the improvement of groundwater persevered quickly, managed by means of an ever-changing regulatory regime. The 25 papers during this quantity overview the development which has been made, and the lives and paintings of a few of these who have been in detail concerned. additionally to be had: 4 Centuries of Geological go back and forth: the quest for wisdom taking walks, Bicycle, Sledge and Camel - particular book no 287 - ISBN 186239234X Mine Water Hydrogeology and Geochemistry - ISBN 1862391130 The Geological Society of LondonFounded in 1807, the Geological Society of London is the oldest geological society on the earth, and one of many biggest publishers within the Earth sciences.The Society publishes a variety of top quality peer-reviewed titles for lecturers and execs operating within the geosciences, and enjoys an enviable foreign popularity for the standard of its work.The many parts within which we submit in include:-Petroleum geology-Tectonics, structural geology and geodynamics-Stratigraphy, sedimentology and paleontology-Volcanology, magmatic reports and geochemistry-Remote sensing-History of geology-Regional geology courses
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N. Micklethwayte Esq and others 53. G. Cubit Esq and others 54. B. Huntingdon Esq and others 55. Sir Geo[rge] Brograve Bart East Norfolk 1,600 [acres] 200 [acres] 1,500 [acres] 1,400 [acres] and [p. 4 further notes that he had been busy] 'Stopping the Sea out of 50,000 acres of land on the Eastern Coast of Norfolk with loose sand & shingle - laid together in imitation of the Beach'. Such sea breaches were a recurring problem here. Smith was to have read a paper on his work here at the British Association meeting at Edinburgh in 1834 but sadly this paper was read only in title (Eyles 1969a, item 41).
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