Special Issue "Advances in Groundwater Flow and Solute Transport: Pushing the Hidden Boundary"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2017).
A printed edition of this Special Issue is available here.
Interests: Groundwater hydrology; flow and transport in geological formations
Interests: coupled well-aquifer flow; non-Darcian flow; non-Fickian solute transport; multi-phase flow
Interests: flow and transport in low-permeability media; non-Darcian flow in porous and fractured media and its impact on transport; numerical and analytical techniques for solving groundwater problems
Study of groundwater flow and solute transport has been advanced into new territories which are beyond conventional theories, such as Darcy’s law and Fick’s law, in recent decades. The studied media change from permeable porous and fractured ones to much less permeable ones, such as clay and shale. The studied pore sizes also change from millimetres to micro-meters or even nano-meters. The objective of this Special Issue is to report recent advances in groundwater flow and solute transport that push the knowledge boundary into new territories which include, but not limited to, flow and transport in sloping aquifer/hillslopes, coupled unsaturated and saturated flow, coupled aquifer-vertical/horizontal/slant well flow, interaction of aquifer with connected and disconnected rivers, non-Darcian flow, anomalous transport beyond the Fickian scheme, flow and transport in extremely small pore spaces such as shale and tight sandstones. Contributions focusing on innovative experimental, numerical, and analytical methods for understanding unconventional problems, such as the above-listed ones, are encouraged, and contributions addressing flow and transport at interfaces of different media and crossing multiple temporal and spatial scales are of great value.
Dr. Hongbin Zhan
Dr. Zhang Wen
Dr. Quanrong Wang
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- Non-Darcian flow
- Non-Fickian transport
- Interaction of aquifer with connected and disconnected river
- Multi-temporal scale, Multi-spatial scale, Multi-phase flow
- Flow and transport at the interface of different media
- Flow and transport in much less permeable media
- Flow and transport in micro-meter or even nano-meter scales
- Coupled unsaturated and saturated flow and transport
- Flow and transport in sloping aquifers/hillslopes