By Mary P. Anderson

ISBN-10: 0120594854

ISBN-13: 9780120594856

This moment version is largely revised all through with improved dialogue of modeling basics and insurance of advances in version calibration and uncertainty research which are revolutionizing the technological know-how of groundwater modeling. The textual content is meant for undergraduate and graduate point classes in utilized groundwater modeling and as a accomplished reference for environmental specialists and scientists/engineers in and governmental organisations.

- Explains find out how to formulate a conceptual version of a groundwater procedure and translate it right into a numerical model
- Demonstrates how modeling techniques, together with boundary stipulations, are carried out in groundwater stream codes-- MODFLOW (for finite variations) and FEFLOW (for finite elements)
- Discusses particle monitoring equipment and codes for flowpath research and advective shipping of contaminants
- Summarizes parameter estimation and uncertainty research methods utilizing the code PEST to demonstrate how strategies are implemented
- Discusses modeling ethics and practise of the modeling report
- Includes bins that magnify and complement themes lined within the text
- Each bankruptcy provides lists of universal modeling blunders and challenge units that illustrate concepts