Inverse modeling for field-scale hydrologic and transport parameters of fractured basalt [electronic resource].
- Washington, D.C. : United States. Dept. of Energy, 1995. and Oak Ridge, Tenn. : Distributed by the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Dept. of Energy.
- Physical Description:
- 54 pages : digital, PDF file
- Additional Creators:
- Lockheed Idaho Technologies Company, United States. Department of Energy, and United States. Department of Energy. Office of Scientific and Technical Information
- Restrictions on Access:
- Free-to-read Unrestricted online access
- A large-scale test of infiltration into a thick sequence Of fractured Snake River Plain basalts was performed during the summer of 1994 on the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. Monitoring of moisture and tracer movement during this test provided a set of quantitative measurements from which to obtain a field-scale hydrologic description of the fractured basalts. An inverse modeling study using these quantitative measurements was performed to obtain the representative hydrologic description. This report describes the results of the inverse modeling study and includes the background and motivation for conducting the infiltration test; a brief overview of the infiltration test; descriptions of the calibration targets chosen for the simulation study, the simulation model, and the model implementation; and the simulation results with comparisons to hydrologic and tracer breakthrough data obtained from the infiltration test.
- Published through SciTech Connect., 12/01/1995., "inel--95/0637", "DE96006028", and Magnuson, S.O.
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