Identifying Effective Parameters for Solute Transport Models in Heterogeneous Environments

  1. Dennis L. Corwin,
  2. Keith Loague and
  3. Timothy R. Ellsworth
  1. Stefan Mayer1,
  2. Timothy R. Ellsworth1,
  3. Dennis L. Corwin2 and
  4. Keith Loague3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM108p0119

Assessment of Non-Point Source Pollution in the Vadose Zone

Assessment of Non-Point Source Pollution in the Vadose Zone

How to Cite

Mayer, S., Ellsworth, T. R., Corwin, D. L. and Loague, K. (1999) Identifying Effective Parameters for Solute Transport Models in Heterogeneous Environments, in Assessment of Non-Point Source Pollution in the Vadose Zone (eds D. L. Corwin, K. Loague and T. R. Ellsworth), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM108p0119

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL

  2. 2

    Usda-Ars, U.S. Salinity Laboratory, Riverside, CA

  3. 3

    Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900919

Online ISBN: 9781118664698

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Keywords:

  • Groundwater—Pollution—Computer Simulation;
  • Nonpoint source pollution—Computer Simulation;
  • Zone of aeration—Computer Simulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Applications and Limitations of NPS Transport Models

  • Scales, Heterogeneities, and their Implications for Modeling

  • Models and Measurements

  • Macroscale Parameters

  • Empirical Models and First Principles

  • Pore-Scale Processes

  • Bridging Scales

  • Summary