Aquifer Characterization Techniques: Schlumberger Methods in by Robert G. Maliva

By Robert G. Maliva

This publication offers an summary of ideas which are on hand to represent sedimentary aquifers. Groundwater stream and solute delivery are strongly suffering from aquifer heterogeneity. better aquifer characterization can enable for a greater conceptual knowing of aquifer platforms, which can result in extra actual groundwater versions and profitable water administration recommendations, similar to contaminant remediation and controlled aquifer recharge structures. This ebook has an utilized standpoint in that it considers the practicality of ideas for real groundwater administration and improvement initiatives when it comes to charges, technical assets and services required, and research time. A dialogue of the geological factors, kinds, and scales of aquifer heterogeneity is first supplied. Aquifer characterization tools are then mentioned, by way of chapters on information upscaling, groundwater modelling, and geostatistics. This booklet is a needs to for each practitioner, graduate pupil, or researcher facing aquifer characterization .

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1992), and Columbus, Mississippi (USA; Adams and Gelhar 1992; Rehfeldt et al. 1992). 1 15 Aquifer Heterogeneity Types and Scales of Aquifer Heterogeneity Aquifer heterogeneity refers to spatial variation in hydraulic, transport, and geochemical properties within an aquifer system. The heterogeneity may be within or between beds (or both). Anisotropy refers to the condition where properties vary with direction. All aquifers are heterogeneous and the degree of heterogeneity varies with scale. A fundamental challenge in aquifer characterization is development of a data collection and modeling approach that captures the scale of heterogeneity relevant to a specific project.

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