Special Issue "Fate and Transport of Pollutants in Soil and Groundwater"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 July 2023 | Viewed by 863
Interests: groundwater; stochastic modeling; simulation; optimization; inverse modeling; environmental science; environmental impact assessment; water resources; engineering
Interests: solid waste management; toxic waste; numerical modelling; groundwater; risk assessment; soil pollution; volatile organic compounds; heavy metals; pesticides
Interests: environmental engineering; environmental management; waste; groundwater modelling; risk assessment; soil pollution
Soil and groundwater pollution is one of the most relevant environmental problems associated with urban, industrial, and agricultural activities. Numerical modeling techniques are considered to be essential tools used to analyze environmental risks and ensure the correct design of remediation strategies. These hydrogeological modeling techniques refer to the analysis of fate and transport of pollutants, both in the aquifer (saturated zone) and in the soil (vadose zone).
The purpose of this Special Issue is to show the current state of recent research related to the development and the application of numerical models to real case studies. Pollution problems may derive from organic contaminants (e.g., VOC's, pesticides, hydrocarbons) or inorganic contaminants (e.g. salts, heavy metals, radionuclides).
Potential topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Groundwater flow and transport modeling in the saturated zone;
- Unsaturated flow and transport modeling;
- The development of novel models to address soil/groundwater heavy metal pollution;
- The development of novel models to address soil/groundwater pesticide pollution;
- The development of novel models to address soil/groundwater NAPLs pollution;
- The use of numerical modeling techniques to the design of remediation techniques: successful case studies.
We look forward to receiving your contributions.
Prof. Dr. Jose E. Capilla
Prof. Dr. Javier Rodrigo Ilarri
Prof. Dr. María Elena Rodrigo Clavero
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