SOME PHYSICAL FACTORS AFFECTING CONTAMINANT HYDROLOGY IN COLD ENVIRONMENTS

Some of the physical effects of cold temperatures that should be considered when developing a contaminant-transport model are surveyed in this paper. The discussion begins with the following working definition of the term "cold region" for the purpose of contaminant hydrology modeling: an area with appreciable frozen ground and a substantial fraction of the annual precipitation as snow. Models that estimate the liquid water content and hydraulic conductivity of frozen ground are discussed.

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  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 61-69
  • Monograph Title: Subsurface drainage, soil-fluid interface phenomena, and management of unpaved surfaces
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  • Accession Number: 00666231
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309055113
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1994 12:00AM