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water from the ground
29 Apr 2021
jessica
  • Geology
Guest Editorial by Matthys Dippenaar Associate Professor: Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology Department of Geology, University of Pretoria We need nice stories about science, so we don’t have to perpetually defend science in a world flooded by intentional misinformation and misrepresentation of skill. As geologists we face this constantly when we share the fascinating stories of
Vadose zone
11 Feb 2021
jessica
  • Geology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Research
The UP Department of Geology has for the past decade focused on how the soil and rock between land surface and the phreatic or saturated zone behave with respect to highly variable moisture contents...
Windmill
11 Feb 2021
jessica
  • Groundwater
  • Geology
A 2016 report by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) titled Shale Gas Development in the Central Karoo: A Scientific Asses
Puzzle
11 Feb 2021
jessica
  • Groundwater
  • Geology
  • Geohydrology
SACNASP CPD EVENT Talk Abstract: Science is a living document; it grows and expands as more information becomes available and our knowledge grows. It makes use of hypotheses, experiments, observations, and measurements. Groundwater scientists have a difficult task. They work in a system that is not visible, and they cannot take it into a laboratory to study.