Groundwater Flow and Quality Modelling

Groundwater Flow and Quality Modelling

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988)

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Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Advances in Analytical and Numerical Groundwater Flow and Quality Modelling, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2-6, 1987

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401078016
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/06/2011
Series: Nato Science Series C: , #224
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
Pages: 843
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.07(d)

Table of Contents

I. Principles, Basic Equations and Analytical Solutions.- Review of stochastic theory of transport in groundwater flow.- On the identification of the parameters of groundwater mass transport.- Heat and mass transfer in unsaturated porous media with application to thermal energy storage.- Basin-scale transport of dissolved species in groundwater.- Variable density fluid flow in the brackish transition zone between fresh and saline groundwater.- Stationary principles for flow and transport in aquifers.- II. Modelling Flow and Transport in Porous-Like Media.- An overwiew of groundwater modelling.- Incorporating assurance into groundwater quality management models.- The eigenvalues approach for solving linear groundwater flow problems.- New method for diffusive transport.- Comparison of fast equation solvers for groundwater flow problems.- Modelling flow and transport through porous media in vector computers.- Eulerian-Lagrangian method for solving transport in aquifers.- Hydrodynamic dispersion in model porous media.- The random walk method in pollutant transport simulation.- Modeling of solute transport with the random walk method.- III. Modelling Flow and Transport in Fractured Media.- Modelling of flow through fractured rocks: geostatistical generation of fractures networks. Stress-flow relationship in fractures.- Combined seismic and hydraulic method of modeling flow in fractured low permeability rocks.- Stochastic continuum representation of fractured rock permeability as an alternative to the REV and fracture network concepts.- Flow in three-dimensional fracture networks using a discrete approach.- MINC: an approach for analyzing transport in strongly heterogeneous systems.- A stochastic particle transport model based on directional statistics of flow through fracture networks.- IV. Consideration of Fluid-Solid Phase Interactions and Heterogeneities in Modelling.- Advances in modelling water-rock interaction in aquifers.- Parameters for modelling the transport of cadmium as influenced by the chemical properties of groundwater and aquifer material.- Micro-scale modelling in the study of plume evolution in heterogeneous media.- Modelling the increasing dispersivity with FE transport models using the multilayer concept.- Random-walk method to simulate pollutant transport in alluvial aquifers or fractured rocks.- V. Multiphase Flow and Transport Modelling.- Advances in modeling of water in the unsaturated zone.- FLuid-mechanical aspects of the migration of chemicals in fractured media.- About the numerical analysis of dynamics in multi-component-continua.- VI. Aquifer Parameter Identification by Models.- State-of-the-art of the inverse problem applied to the flow and solute transport equations.- Estimation of spatial covariance structures with application to hydrological, hydro-chemical and isotopic data from aquifers: state-of-the-art and adjoint state maximum likelihood cross-validation methods.- Bayesian identification of steady-state (anisotropic) groundwater flow models.- VII. Data Gathering and Utilization of Models.- Present limitations and perspectives on modelling pollution problems in aquifers.- Advances in the assessment of data worth for engineering decision analysis in groundwater contamination problems.- A comparative analysis of mathematical mass transport codes for groundwater pollution studies.- New approaches and applications in subsurface flow modeling: 3-D finite element analysis of dewatering for an electro-nuclear plant.- Large scale 3-D groundwater flow modeling in highly heterogeneous geologic medium.- Gathering of data for modelling.- Present status of coastal aquifer modelling: short review.- Conclusions.- Transport modeling.- Solution methods in groundwater flow and transport.- Transport processes in groundwater: chemical and biological aspects.- Application of models.- Author Index.- List of Participants.

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