Modelling and management of a Mediterranean karstic coastal aquifer under the effects of seawater intrusion and climate change

  title={Modelling and management of a Mediterranean karstic coastal aquifer under the effects of seawater intrusion and climate change},
  author={Antonio Romanazzi and Francesco Gentile and Maurizio Polemio},
  journal={Environmental Earth Sciences},
The study and management of the groundwater resources of a large, deep, coastal, karstic aquifer represent a very complex hydrogeological problem. Here, this problem is successfully approached by using an equivalent porous continuous medium (EPCM) to represent a karstic Apulian aquifer (southern Italy). This aquifer, which is located on a peninsula and extends to hundreds of metres depth, is the sole local source of high-quality water resources. These resources are at risk due to… 
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