Groundwater Contamination in Asian Coastal Cities: Case Study of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Micha Sigrist
Part of the cSUR-UT Series: Library for Sustainable Urban Regeneration book series (LSUR, volume 2)


There are many large and mega-cities, such as Bangkok, Jakarta and Mumbai located near coastlines. They were built as trading centres and then have evolved to become major cities receiving population from rural areas during the rapid economic growth period in the last couple of decades.


Land Subsidence Shallow Aquifer Groundwater Contamination Saltwater Intrusion Vertical Electrical Sounding 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Micha Sigrist
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  1. 1.Department of Urban Engineeringthe University of TokyoTokyoJapan

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