Sustainable Water Resources Management

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 1379–1380 | Cite as

Groundwater stress and vulnerability

  • D. Ducci
  • M. LasagnaEmail author

This Special Thematic Issue of Sustainable Water Resources Management (SWAM) is a collection of contributions from authors in the specific field of groundwater vulnerability. This special topical collection presents selected manuscripts developed from presentations made at the 2016 International Association of Hydrogeologists Groundwater Flow Commission Meeting on Groundwater Vulnerability and Circulation and the 2017 European Geosciences Union General Assembly Section Meeting on Groundwater Vulnerability and Circulation. We invited and encouraged authors to present papers dealing with both theoretical/methodological issues on groundwater vulnerability and case studies in different hydrogeological contexts.

We would here acknowledge the Editor in Chief of SWAM, James LaMoreaux who approved and supported the idea and followed up the publication process of this Special Thematic Issue.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ingegneria Civile, Edile e Ambientale, DICEAUniversità Federico II, NapoliNaplesItaly
  2. 2.Earth Sciences DepartmentTurin UniversityTurinItaly

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