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Unsaturated Zone Hydrology - Gary L. Guymon

Unsaturated Zone Hydrology

Paperback Published: 2nd April 1994
ISBN: 9780133690835
Number Of Pages: 224

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Using a quantitative modeling approach, this volume offers a comprehensive exploration of the movement of water in the unsaturated zone (and associated transport phenomena) -- the pathway of many contaminants to the saturated zone where much of the world's potable water is stored. It is the first book to combine research and knowledge on this subject from a wide variety of disciplines into a single source directed toward engineering and environmental training and applications. Deals with contaminant and heat transport in the unsaturated zone; includes a description of soils and their properties and unsaturated soil hydraulic properties; describes unsaturated zone processes; and thoroughly explores numerical modeling and uncertainty in modeling. A text for students in engineering and environmental science, and a reference for practicing engineers and scientists involved in the analysis of unsaturated zone contaminant problems.

Introductionp. 1
Soilsp. 10
Energy States and Gradientsp. 32
Flow and Transport Lawsp. 57
Unsaturated Zone Behaviorp. 80
Equations of Isothermal Flowp. 109
Transport of Dissolved Compoundsp. 126
Heat Transportp. 139
Numerical Methodsp. 148
Model Uncertaintyp. 166
A: Measurement Methods and Equipmentp. 182
B: Physical Properties of Water and Airp. 194
C: Selected Conversion Factorsp. 198
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ISBN: 9780133690835
ISBN-10: 0133690830
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 2nd April 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.28 x 18.34  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1

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