Frequently Asked Questions about Saline and/or Sodic Water and Soils

Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University

This resource from Montana State University answers questions about saline and sodic water in Montana. Topics discussed include definitions of sodic, saline, and alkaline water, as well as irrigation, crop production, and reclamation. These soil and water problems are sometimes associated with water produced in conjunction with coalbed methane removal.

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Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water quality/chemistry , Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Environmental Science:Energy:Fossil Fuels, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity:Surface Water , Groundwater
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Focus on the Cretaceous: Human Impacts, Economic Resources
Geochemistry Applications: Environmental Geochemistry
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry, Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science