Université de Neuchâtel

Field experimentation and modelling of salt transfer in Korba coastal plain : impact of seawater intrusion and irrigation practices

Slama, Fairouz ; Perrochet, Pierre (Dir.) ; Bouhlila, R. (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2010 ; 2197.

Seawater intrusion and agricultural pollution are the major sources of groundwater contamination and salinization in coastal irrigated areas. The Korba coastal aquifer, located in the Cap Bon peninsula, North-East of Tunisia, has been intensively exploited since the seventies. Several studies reported the sharp piezometric drop and groundwater salinization. Seawater intrusion was presented as the...