Université de Neuchâtel

Origin and behaviour of microorganisms and particles in selected karst aquifer systems

Pronk, Michiel ; Zwahlen, François (Dir.) ; Goldscheider, Nico (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2008 ; Th. 2101.

Karst aquifers represent an important groundwater resource world-wide. They are, however, highly vulnerable to contamination due to fast transport and limited contaminant attenuation processes encountered in such systems. Pathogenic microorganisms are among the most frequent and problematic contaminants in groundwater from karst aquifers. It is generally accepted that the presence of faecal...