Two-dimensional groundwater transport subgrids in a 3-D flow model

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Authors:Lennon, Gerard P.; Rumbaugh, Douglas
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Lehigh Univ., Bethlehem, PA, United States
Woodward-Clyde Consult., United States
Volume Title:Proceedings of the 1987 national conference on hydraulic engineering
Volume Authors:Ragan, Robert M., editor
Source:p.919-924; 1987 national conference on hydraulic engineering, Williamsburg, VA, Aug. 3-7, 1987, edited by Robert M. Ragan. Publisher: Am. Soc. Civ. Eng., New York, NY, United States. ISBN: 0-87262-610-5
Publication Date:1987
Note:In English. 6 refs.; illus.
Summary:The USGS Modular 3-D Finite Difference Ground-Water Flow Model by McDonald and Harbaugh (MODULAR) simulates groundwater flow in three dimensions by breaking the modeled region into several layers of "blocks" with a node located in the center of each block. The model contains features for handling pupmping and other stresses, drains, surface water sources, and boundary conditions in three dimensions. A case study is used to demonstrate the application of the technique to a relatively large and complex problem.—Modified book abstract.
Subjects:Adsorption; Aquifers; Biodegradation; Darcy's law; Finite difference analysis; Ground water; Landfills; Models; Movement; Pollutants; Solid waste; Statistical analysis; Three-dimensional models; Two-dimensional models; Waste disposal
Record ID:1988026354
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