Geology of Indurated Rocks, Unconsolidated Sedimentary Deposits and Karst Terrains

  • Fakhry A. Assaad
  • Philip E. LaMoreauxSr.


Geology and hydrogeology are broad-based multidisciplines developed from many different sciences. The origin of hydrogeology required concepts from mathematics, physics, chemistry, hydrology, and geology. Meinzer (1942), who subdivided the science of hydrology, noted that hydrology could not be understood unless the basic concepts of geology, weathering, and soils were incorporated. Knowledge of rock type, stratigraphy, and structure is imperative as a basis of understanding ground water, recharge, storage, and discharge characteristics. An understanding of geology is a prerequisite to the understanding of the source, occurrence, availability, and movement of ground water.


Clay Mineral Igneous Rock Liquid Limit Plasticity Index Liquidity Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fakhry A. Assaad
    • 1
  • Philip E. LaMoreauxSr.
    • 1
  1. 1.P.E. LaMoreaux & Associates Inc.TuscaloosaUSA

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