Application of Fractals to Soil Properties, Landscape Patterns, and Solute Transport in Porous Media

  1. Dennis L. Corwin,
  2. Keith Loague and
  3. Timothy R. Ellsworth
  1. John W. Crawford1,
  2. Philippe Baveye2,
  3. Peter Grindrod3 and
  4. Cornelius Rappoldt4

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM108p0151

Assessment of Non-Point Source Pollution in the Vadose Zone

Assessment of Non-Point Source Pollution in the Vadose Zone

How to Cite

Crawford, J. W., Baveye, P., Grindrod, P. and Rappoldt, C. (1999) Application of Fractals to Soil Properties, Landscape Patterns, and Solute Transport in Porous Media, 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/GM108p0151

Author Information

  1. 1

    Soil-Plant Dynamics Unit, Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK

  2. 2

    Laboratory of Environmental Geophysics, Bradfield Hall Department of Agriculture and Biological Engineering, Riley-Robb Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853-1901, USA

  3. 3

    Dynamical Systems Group, Quantisci Ltd., Chiltern House, Station Road, Henley-on-Thames, Oxon RG9 1AT, UK

  4. 4

    AB-DLO, the Netherlands

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

  • Fractal Geometry

  • Soil Drainage

  • Oxygen Transport and Anaerobiosis

  • Upscaled Flow and Transport

  • Concluding Remarks