“Bible” of the hydrological sciences celebrates its 30th year



Jacob Bear's Dynamics of Fluids in Porous Media, first published by Elsevier in 1972 and re-issued by Dover in 1988 as a classic in its physics and chemistry series, has reached the age of 30. And yet, the suffix “years old” is not applicable to the book, as it continues to be heavily referenced to this day by both academics and consultants.