Special Issue "Groundwater Modeling, Fate and Transport of Contaminants"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 February 2023 | Viewed by 90
Groundwater contamination is a widespread problem around the world, with contaminants originating from various sources such as agriculture, residential areas (urban or rural), industry, landfills, road infrastructure, etc. Contaminated groundwater can pose a significant risk to human health when is used for example as a source for drinking water or irrigation, but could also negatively impact the quality of downgradient aquatic ecosystems (e.g. coastal waters, lakes, etc.) receiving the contaminated groundwater. Numerous models describing the fate and transport of contaminants in the groundwater have been developed to provide a simplified representation of processes occurring in hydrogeological systems. These models can have various degrees of complexity, depending on the purpose of the model, site-specific conditions or needs, availability of input data, degree of integration with other environmental processes (e.g. surface water, processes at the surface of the ground or in the unsaturated or saturated zones, etc.), etc. In this special issue contributions covering a wide range of topics (see contaminant sources mentioned above) related to the development and/or application of contaminant fate and transport models in groundwater are welcome. Aside from being scientifically sound and relevant to the Special Issue topic, the contributions must highlight the new insights and/or novelty of the study as well as the relevance for the topic approached.
Dr. Serban Danielescu
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