Solute Transport Modelling of Saltwater Intrusion in Coastal Aquifers

Lathashri, U A and Mahesha, A (2014) Solute Transport Modelling of Saltwater Intrusion in Coastal Aquifers. In: International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering (ICETE -2014), 15th to 17th May 2014, Nitte.

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Abstract

This paper reviews the basic concepts and modelling approaches of now and solute transport phenomena in groundwater modelling studies. The theme attains significance due to the adverse effects caused hy saltwater intrusion in coastal aquifers due to overdraft and other aquifer stress conditions caused by the d(~velopmental actiyities. A good numher of groundwater models m"e con llcrcially availahle for use, of which commonly used models which arc capable to simulate 3 dimensional flow and transport are presented. Also, the basics of governing equations of flow and transport lIsed by the SEA WAT model are highlighted. A brief discussion on data required and steps involved in the simulation proces's arc discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Coastal nquifcr, Saltwntcr intrusion, Groundwater modelling, Solute trnnsport, Varir:ble density flow.
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Civil Engineering
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2016 15:05
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2016 15:05
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/147128

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