Physical Scales and Spatial Predictability of Transport Processes in the Environment

  1. Dennis L. Corwin,
  2. Keith Loague and
  3. Timothy R. Ellsworth
  1. Philippe Baveye1 and
  2. Charles W. Boast2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM108p0261

Assessment of Non-Point Source Pollution in the Vadose Zone

Assessment of Non-Point Source Pollution in the Vadose Zone

How to Cite

Baveye, P. and Boast, C. W. (1999) Physical Scales and Spatial Predictability of Transport Processes in the Environment, 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/GM108p0261

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratory of Environmental Geophysics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

  2. 2

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

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

  • Scale and Dynamical Levels

  • Atershed-Scale Transport Models

  • Historical Examples of Upscaling

  • Physics and Physics

  • Practical Implications and Prospects for Further Research