Applied Stochastic Hydrogeology

Hardcover | February 25, 2004

byYoram Rubin

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Stochastic Subsurface Hydrogeology is the study of subsurface, geological heterogeneity, and its effects on flow and transport process, using probabilistic and geostatistical concepts. This book presents a rational, systematic approach for analyzing and modeling subsurface heterogeneity, andfor modeling flow and transport in the subsurface, and for prediction and decision-making under uncertainty. The book covers the fundamentals and practical aspects of geostatistics and stochastic hydrogeology, coupling theoretical and practical aspects, with examples, case studies and guidelines forapplications, and provides a summary and review of the major developments in these areas.

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Stochastic Subsurface Hydrogeology is the study of subsurface, geological heterogeneity, and its effects on flow and transport process, using probabilistic and geostatistical concepts. This book presents a rational, systematic approach for analyzing and modeling subsurface heterogeneity, andfor modeling flow and transport in the subsur...

Yoram Rubin is at University of California, Berkeley.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:416 pages, 6.18 × 9.21 × 1.18 inPublished:February 25, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019513804X

ISBN - 13:9780195138047

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Fundamentals of Stochastic Site Characterization3. Estimation and Simulation4. Moments of the Flow Variables, Part I: The Flow Equation and the Hydraulic Head5. Moments of the Flow Variables, Part II: The Effective Conductivity6. Upscaling, Computational Aspects, and Statistics of the Velocity Field7. An Overview of Stochastic Tools for Modeling Transport of Tracers in Heterogeneous Media8. The Eulerian Picture: Principles of the Eulerian Approach to Modeling the Transport of Solutes9. The Lagrangian Picture, Part I: Fundamentals of the Lagrangian Approach to Solute Transport10. The Lagrangian Picture Part II: Models and Applications of the Lagrangian Approach to Solute Transport11. Vadose Zone, Part I: Characterization and Flow Processes12. Vadose Zone, Part II: Transport13. Quantifying and Accounting for UncertaintyReferencesIndex

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"Practitioners, researchers, professors, and graduate students in hydrogeology and engineering will find that this book is intuitive, valuable, and applicable...Applied Stochastic Hydrogeology is unique and the most comprehensive reference book on this subject. It covers the fundamental andpractical aspects of geostatistics and stochastic hydrogeology with many examples, case studies, and guidelines for applications."--EOS