Chapter 6. Fate and Transport of Pollutants in Rivers and Streams

  1. Frank M. Dunnivant1 and
  2. Elliot Anders2

Published Online: 15 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471758132.ch6

A Basic Introduction to Pollutant Fate and Transport: An Integrated Approach with Chemistry, Modeling, Risk Assessment, and Environmental Legislation

A Basic Introduction to Pollutant Fate and Transport: An Integrated Approach with Chemistry, Modeling, Risk Assessment, and Environmental Legislation

How to Cite

Dunnivant, F. M. and Anders, E. (2005) Fate and Transport of Pollutants in Rivers and Streams, in A Basic Introduction to Pollutant Fate and Transport: An Integrated Approach with Chemistry, Modeling, Risk Assessment, and Environmental Legislation, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471758132.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington, USA

  2. 2

    Educational Solutions, LLC, Mohawk Trail Regional School District, Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 2 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471651284

Online ISBN: 9780471758136

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Keywords:

  • cross-layer scheduling for multiuser systems;
  • multiuser diversity and distributed spatial multiplexing;
  • capacity-optimized design and coverage-optimized design

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Examples of Rivers and Volumetric Flows of Water

  • Input Sources

  • Important Factors in the Modeling of Streams: Conceptualization of Terms

  • Mathematical Development of Simple Transport Models

  • Sensitivity Analysis

  • Limitations of Our Models

  • Remediation of Polluted Streams Systems

  • References