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Subsurface Flow of Water in Soils and Geological Formations

Gerrit de Rooij.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology. 12519 words.

Henry Darcy was an engineer who built the drinking water supply system of the French city of Dijon in the mid-19th century. In doing so, he developed an interest in the flow of water...

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Whidbey, Joseph

John M. Naish.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Environmental Science, Engineering, and Technology; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Oceanography and Hydrology. 690 words.

Whidbey, Joseph (1754/5–1833), hydrographer and marine engineer, details of whose parentage and upbringing are unknown, was made a master in the Royal Navy in 1779 at the age of...

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