Session 1- Groundwater quality protection
Conveners: S. Da Pelo, D. Ducci, M. D. Fidelibus
Quality standards, groundwater vulnerability, groundwater source protection zones, quality and anthropogenic activities, groundwater policy, legal and economic aspects, natural background, monitoring, remediation technologies, aquifer salt water intrusion.
Session 2 – Hydrogeology of fractured rocks and karst aquifers
Conveners : M. Petitta, M. Pola, B. Vigna
Fractured rock system hydrogeology, karst aquifers , mineral and thermal water resources.
Session 3- Groundwater flow and transport modelling
Conveners : F. Lotti, M. Mastrocicco, G. Uras
Groundwater modeling, model concepts, numerical methods, water flow-paths and groundwater dynamics, modelling of hydrogeochemical processes in groundwater.
Session 4- Groundwater management in arid and semi-arid region
Conveners : G. Ghiglieri , M. Polemio
Climate change and groundwater availability, coastal aquifer management, groundwater: food and health, Managed Aquifer Recharge