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Karst Hydrogeology

Authored by: Pierre-Yves Jeannin

Handbook of Engineering Hydrology

Print publication date:  March  2014
Online publication date:  March  2014

Print ISBN: 9781466552418
eBook ISBN: 9781466552449
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Pierre-Yves Jeannin is a geologist and hydrogeologist with 30 years of experience in karst research. He has been the CEO of the Swiss Institute for Speleology and Karst Studies (SISKA) since its foundation in 2000. SISKA is a private nonprofit institute dedicated to the improvement of karst management in Switzerland. Its activities cover fundamental research, consulting, education (courses, field trips, booklets), and karst management activities, including fieldwork such as doline and cave depollution. SISKA employs 14 specialists, mostly geologists and hydrogeologists. Dr. Jeannin has also been a lecturer and a research project leader at the Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL) and at the University of Neuchâtel.

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