World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

Solute Transport in a Heterogeneous Aquifer: a Search for Nonlinear Deterministic Dynamics : Volume 12, Issue 2 (08/02/2005)

By Sivakumar, B.

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0004019670
Format Type: PDF Article :
File Size: Pages 8
Reproduction Date: 2015

Title: Solute Transport in a Heterogeneous Aquifer: a Search for Nonlinear Deterministic Dynamics : Volume 12, Issue 2 (08/02/2005)  
Author: Sivakumar, B.
Volume: Vol. 12, Issue 2
Language: English
Subject: Science, Nonlinear, Processes
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection, Copernicus GmbH
Historic
Publication Date:
2005
Publisher: Copernicus Gmbh, Göttingen, Germany
Member Page: Copernicus Publications

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Harter, T., Zhang, H., & Sivakumar, B. (2005). Solute Transport in a Heterogeneous Aquifer: a Search for Nonlinear Deterministic Dynamics : Volume 12, Issue 2 (08/02/2005). Retrieved from http://hawaiilibrary.net/


Description
Description: Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis, USA. The potential use of a nonlinear deterministic framework for understanding the dynamic nature of solute transport processes in subsurface formations is investigated. Time series of solute particle transport in a heterogeneous aquifer medium, simulated using an integrated probability/Markov chain (TP/MC) model, groundwater flow model, and particle transport model, are studied. The correlation dimension method, a popular nonlinear time series analysis technique, is used to identify nonlinear determinism. Sensitivity of the solute transport dynamics to the four hydrostratigraphic parameters involved in the TP/MC model: (1) number of facies; (2) volume proportions of facies; (3) mean lengths (and thereby anisotropy ratio of mean length) of facies; and (4) juxtapositional tendencies (i.e. degree of entropy) among the facies is also studied. The western San Joaquin Valley aquifer system in California is considered as a reference system. The results indicate, in general, the nonlinear deterministic nature of solute transport dynamics (dominantly governed by only a very few variables, on the order of 3), even though more complex behavior is possible under certain (extreme) hydrostratigraphic conditions. The sensitivity analysis reveals: (1) the importance of the hydrostratigraphic parameters (in particular, volume proportions of facies and mean lengths) in representing aquifer heterogeneity; and (2) the ability of the correlation dimension method in capturing the (extent of) complexity of the underlying dynamics. Verification and confirmation of the present results through use of other nonlinear deterministic techniques and assessment of their reliability for a wide range of solute transport scenarios are recommended.

Summary
Solute transport in a heterogeneous aquifer: a search for nonlinear deterministic dynamics

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • A Potential Implicit Particle Method for... (by )
  • One-dimensional Modelling of Upper Ocean... (by )
  • Diffusive Draining and Growth of Eddies ... (by )
  • Spatial Analysis of Oil Reservoirs Using... (by )
  • Nonlinear Dynamics of Turbulent Waves in... (by )
  • Evidence of Structured Brownian Dynamics... (by )
  • On Wave Turbulence in Mhd : Volume 8, Is... (by )
  • Manifestation of Nonlinear Elasticity in... (by )
  • Variable Predictability in Deterministic... (by )
  • Determining the Verse of Magnetic Turbul... (by )
  • Inhomogeneous Dominance Patterns of Comp... (by )
  • Is Current Disruption Associated with an... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.