Groundwater Contamination: Use of Models in Decision-Making: Proceedings of the International Conference on Groundwater Contamination: Use of Models in Decision-Making, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 26-29 October 1987, Organized by the International Ground / Edition 1

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  • ISBN-13: 9780792301363
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 2/28/1989
  • Edition description: 1989
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 656
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributions.- Opening and Introduction.- Opening address.- Model application in the field of soil and groundwater quality: a policy point of view.- to the conference theme.- International Standpoints.- Groundwater quality management: a multi-dimensional problem.- Report on the seminar ’Modelling for Water Management’, organized by the European Institute for Water in Como, Italy, May 21 and 22, 1987.- Topic 1: Risk Assessment and Management.- Invited paper.- The consideration of risk and uncertainty in the management of groundwater contamination.- Specialist papers.- A method to assess the risk and admissibility of one or more activities in the inflow area of a receptor.- An expert system for groundwater risk assessment.- Environmental risk assessment using shastic modelling.- Topic 2: Models in Regulation and Legislation.- Invited paper.- Methodology for developing a national water policy with Israel’s case as an example.- Specialist papers.- Modelling aspects of an environmental impact statement for a coastal area: a case study.- Topic 3: Quality Assurance in Modelling.- Invited paper.- The role of the International Ground Water Modeling Center (IGWMC) in groundwater modeling.- Specialist papers.- Testing, verification, and validation of two-dimensional solute transport models.- Imprecision in groundwater modelling and management.- Topic 4: Parameter Estimation and Shastic Modelling.- Invited paper.- Parameter estimation in groundwater modelling: from theory to application.- Specialist papers.- Analysis of data from well tests in dikes and fractures.- Shastic optimal management of perched saline aquifers in irrigated regions.- The outlier problem and an on-line procedure to detect outliers in groundwater quality time series.- Are reconstructors useful in groundwater protection decision-making?.- Indirect evaluation of hydrogeologic spatial correlation length: an approach to quantification of hydraulic conductivity variance reduction using synthetic hydraulic tests.- A moment method for calculating groundwater flow uncertainty: the analysis of a landfill.- Topic 5: Modelling Heat and Contaminant Transport.- Invited paper.- On the finite element integration of the dispersion-convection equation.- Specialist papers.- Application of GEOTHER/VT4 to assess groundwater transients in a high level radioactive waste repository.- STROP: a computer program simulating flow patterns and pollution migration in saturated groundwater.- On the modelling of groundwater flow under the influence of salinity.- Models of nitrate transport at different space and time scales for groundwater quality management.- Upwind preconditioned conjugate gradients for finite element transport models.- Modelling immiscible organic chemical transport in soils and groundwater.- Calculation of three-dimensional groundwater transport using second-order moments.- The use of a hydrology contaminant transport model for the prediction of the effect of air stripping on the in situ cleaning of contaminated soil.- Environmental impacts of aquifer thermal energy storage (ATES): modelling of the transport of energy and contaminants from the store.- Topic 6: Geo-Chemical and Bio-Chemical Modelling.- Specialist papers.- Solute transport in the unsaturated zone: model verification and input data.- Model of petroleum mineralization response to soil aeration to aid in site-specific in situ biological remediation.- The environmental impact of agriculture on surface and groundwater quality and the use of Nitsol/Phosol in decision-making.- Recent developments in coupling geochemical and hydrologic processes.- MISS: a coupled model of water chemistry and hydrodispersive transport in aquifers.- The utility of one- and two-dimensional coupled geochemical and geohydrological migration codes.- Use of models and soil survey information in assessing regional water quality.- Topic 7: Modelling of Fractured Rock Aquifers.- Invited paper.- The use of shastic concepts in modelling fracture flow.- Specialist papers.- The fractured rock model approach to modelling natural geological pollution barrier systems involving organic soils.- A study of the validity of flow predictions in discrete fracture networks, generated from field data statistics.- Regional modelling of fractured rock aquifers.- Topic 8: Regional Groundwater Contamination Studies.- Specialist papers.- The prediction of contamination potential in coastal aquifers from proposed shallow disposal sites for low-level radioactive wastes.- Development and applications of three-dimensional analytic element models for transport modelling.- Application of a flow and transport model to the exploration and management of partially polluted aquifers.- Groundwater contamination due to surface disposal of geothermal wastewater at Nesjavellir, Iceland.- Flow pattern modelling around a well extraction scheme in the vicinity of the River Rhine in the Netherlands.- Modelling time-variant groundwater quality in a catchment area influenced by agriculture and river infiltration.- FLOSA: a tool for regional three-dimensional flow systems analysis.- Topic 9: Solid and Hazardous Waste Management Studies.- Invited paper.- Use of groundwater models and the settlement process at the Chem-Dyne hazardous waste site.- Specialist papers.- Groundwater contamination by soil disinfection.- Groundwater models as part of the safety assessment of underground disposal of hazardous waste in the Netherlands.- Finite element method to assess the impact on groundwater quality of trace metals released from a coal fly ash repository.- REFCON: a ground- and surface water pollution response model for the design and optimalization of clean-up and soil protection strategies for petrochemical complexes.- Solute transport modelling of organic compounds in groundwater west of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California.- Study of groundwater pollution around waste disposal sites with a simulation model.- Hydrogeological studies within the framework of an ecological risk analysis of harbour mud deposits.- Panel 1: The Role of Data in Modelling.- The role of data in modelling.- The role of data in the management of groundwater.- Panel 2: Models in Regulation.- Models in regulation: a report on the panel discussions.

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