Unsaturated Flow in Hydrologic Modeling: Theory and Practice

Unsaturated Flow in Hydrologic Modeling: Theory and Practice

by H.J. Morel-Seytoux (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401075596
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 09/30/2011
Series: Nato Science Series C: , #275
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989
Pages: 532
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1. Perspective and Fundamentals of Unsaturated Flow.- Background Concepts and Principles.- Multiphase Flow in Porous Media: Description at the Pore and Macroscopic Scale.- Flow of Water and Air in Soils: Theoretical and Experimental Aspects.- 2. Components in the Description of Unsaturated Flow.- Infiltration and Ponding Time.- Liquid Moisture Redistribution: Hydrologie Simulation and Spatial Variability.- Evaluation of the Hydrological Response of a Drainage Network.- Interflow.- Unsaturated Flow Induced by Evaporation and Transpiration.- Prediction of Water Table Mound Development and Aquifer Recharge from an Infiltrating Area.- 3. Parameters Estimation and Numerical Techniques.- Estimation of Soil Water Retention and Hydraulic Properties.- Remote Sensing of Watershed Characteristics and Rainfall Input.- Numerical Simulation of Richards Equation: Current Approaches and an Alternate Perspective.- 4. Treatment of Unsaturated Zone in Hydrologic Models.- Loss Rate Representation in the HEC-1 Watershed Model.- Comparative Evaluation of Unsaturated Flow Methods in Selected USDA Simulation Models.- The Unsaturated Components of SWATCH: A Multiprocess Watershed Model for Runoff Generation and Routing.- Spatially Distributed Modeling: Conceptual Approach, Coupling Surface Water and Groundwater.- Influence of Spatial Variability of Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity on the Infiltration Process.- 5. Miscellaneous.- Analytic Steady-State Solution to One-Dimensional Unsaturated Water Flow in Layered Soils.- The Constant Head Percolation Test-Improved Equipment and Possibilities of Assessing the Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity.- Mobility of Residual Phase Organics in the Vadose Zone.- The Movement of Water in Swelling Clays.- General List of Symbols.

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