Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2019

Presentation information

[E] Oral

M (Multidisciplinary and Interdisciplinary) » M-GI General Geosciences, Information Geosciences & Simulations

[M-GI29] Near Surface Investigation and Modeling for Groundwater Resources Assessment and Conservation

Tue. May 28, 2019 10:45 AM - 12:15 PM 301B (3F)

convener:Jui-Pin Tsai(National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan), Hwa-Lung Yu(National Taiwan University), Ching-Chung Cheng(National Chiao Tung University Taiwan), Jing-Sen Cai(China University of Geosciences), Chairperson:Jui-Pin Tsai(National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan), Hwa-Lung Yu(National Taiwan University, Taiwan)

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

[MGI29-01] Groundwater management for global sustainability

★Invited Papers

*Makoto Taniguchi1 (1.Research Institute for Humanity and Nature)

Keywords:groundwater management, global sustainability, groundwater-energy-food nexus

Groundwater management is important for global sustainability, because of not only large groundwater footprints through global trade of agricultural/industrial materials, but also climate change impacts on groundwater resources directly and indirectly, and carbon emissions through human activities using groundwater. Interactions between groundwater-food-energy nexus and environmental/economical impacts under the conditions of climate change and urbanization, are essential for global sustainability as the center of information among nature, society and humanity. Natural and social tipping points related to groundwater such as land subsidence and saltwater intrusion, regime shifts, and resilience, are the keys for the future of hydrogeology and a sustainable society. Sustainable groundwater management has cultural dependency because of differences in hydroclimate, hydrogeology, water management, and water culture in each area. Therefore, an interaction between humanity and nature is the most important for finding solutions of groundwater management towards sustainability for the current complicated and wicked global environmental problems.