Use of Conditional Simulation, Mechanical Theory, and Field Observations to Characterize the Structure of Faults and Fracture Networks

  1. Daniel D. Evans,
  2. Thomas J. Nicholson and
  3. Todd C. Rasmussen
  1. Kevin Hestir1,
  2. Stephen J. Martel2,
  3. Junming Yang1,
  4. James P. Evans3,
  5. Jane O. S. Long4,
  6. Pete D'Onfro5 and
  7. William D. Rizer6

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM042p0061

Flow and Transport through Unsaturated Fractured Rock

Flow and Transport through Unsaturated Fractured Rock

How to Cite

Hestir, K., Martel, S. J., Yang, J., Evans, J. P., Long, J. O. S., D'Onfro, P. and Rizer, W. D. (2001) Use of Conditional Simulation, Mechanical Theory, and Field Observations to Characterize the Structure of Faults and Fracture Networks, in Flow and Transport through Unsaturated Fractured Rock (eds D. D. Evans, T. J. Nicholson and T. C. Rasmussen), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM042p0061

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

  2. 2

    Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii

  3. 3

    Dept. of Geology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

  4. 4

    Mackay School of Mines, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada

  5. 5

    Conoco Inc., Houston, Texas

  6. 6

    Houston Advanced Research Center, Woodlands, Texas

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909837

Online ISBN: 9781118668504

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Keywords:

  • Groundwater flow

Summary

  • Introduction

  • Water Movement in a Rock Matrix

  • Infiltration into Fractured Rock

  • Flow through Fractures

  • Nonisothermal Conditions

  • Solute Transport

  • Transport as Vapor

  • Flow and Transport Modeling

  • Discussion