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A Coupled Hydrogeophysical Approach to Enhance Groundwater Resources Management in Developing Countries

  • Zakari ArétouyapEmail author
  • Dieudonné Bisso
  • Philippe Njandjock Nouck
  • Jamal Asfahani
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Abstract

The present paper aims mainly at promoting an environment-friendly method to detect and locate aquifers in a context of effective and sustainable groundwater resources management. Concretely, it is a matter of illustrating how traditional hydrological and modern geophysical methods can be used conjointly to characterize aquifers. Main hydrodynamic characteristics of the Pan-African aquifer obtained in this survey could be observed in all regions worldwide where the Pan-African geological setting is extended. And this environment-friendly approach, using conjointly geophysical and hydrological methods, can be used to explore aquifers elsewhere in the context of sustainable management of groundwater resources.

Keywords

Developing countries Groundwater Hydrodynamic parameter Sustainable management VES 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zakari Arétouyap
    • 1
    Email author
  • Dieudonné Bisso
    • 1
  • Philippe Njandjock Nouck
    • 1
  • Jamal Asfahani
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of ScienceUniversity of Yaounde IYaoundeCameroon
  2. 2.Applied Geophysics DivisionAtomic Energy CommissionDamascusSyria

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