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Special Issue "Water Flow, Solute and Heat Transfer in Groundwater"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2019.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, J. Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, Sede Boqer campus, 8499000, Israel
Interests: experimental and theoretical investigation of water flow, solute and heat transfer in porous and fractured media; formulation of mathematical models for multiphase and multicomponent flow and transport in the vadose zone and groundwater system; simulation of saltwater-intrusion problems; simulation of overland flow, solutes transport in runoff and streams; estimating mass-transfer parameters from laboratory- or field-measured water and solute distribution data
This Special Issue on “Water Flow, Solute and Heat Transfer in Groundwater” of Water, focuses on recent advances and future perspectives of groundwater studies, including, but not limited to:
Fundamental investigations addressing multi-phase and multi-component interactions using various experimental techniques, mathematical and numerical modeling of physical mechanisms, management strategies, and experience learned from case studies.
Monitoring and predictions of groundwater flow, solute and heat transfer at different spatial and temporal scales, hydrogeochemistry, well hydraulics, hydraulic fracturing, karst, freshwater-saltwater interactions, groundwater contamination, remediation and protection.
Effect of heterogeneity on dynamic and distribution of contaminants, calibrating flow and transport models, and uncertainty associated with predictions and observations.
Contributions are solicited from hydrogeologists, geophysicists, geochemists, climatologists, microbiologists, ecologists, and others involved with experimental and theoretical aspects linked to flow, solute and heat transport in heterogeneous media, with application to water resources, groundwater contamination and remediation, mining and hydrocarbon geology, geothermal resources, and related areas. By presenting this integrative and multidisciplinary volume we aim at transferring knowledge to hydrologists, hydraulic engineers, water resources planners, managers, and policy makers, who are engaged in the sustainable development of groundwater resources.
Prof. Alexander Yakirevich
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- Porous and fractured media
- contaminant transport
- heat transfer
- field and laboratory studies
- conceptual and mathematical modeling
- water resources