History of hydrogeology in Japan

Yasuo Sakura, Katsumoto Momikura, Ryuma Yoshioka, Makoto Nishigaki, Kazuki Mori, Noriharu Miyake, Mamoru Saito

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


The history of research and study on groundwater resource refers to that focused on its development and conservation. The Japanese population was 30 million around 100 years ago; however it has increased up to 120 million at present. During this period, progress in groundwater study and research has reflected the variation in the demand for groundwater.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHistory of Hydrogeology
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9780203071342
ISBN (Print)9780415630627
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)


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