Groundwater Flow

  • Andrew Fowler
Part of the Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics book series (IAM, volume 36)


Beginning with Darcy’s law, the basics of groundwater flow are covered. Unsaturated soils and the Richards equation are analysed, as well as immiscible two-phase flows and the Buckley–Leverett equation. There are sections on dual porosity models, contaminant transport, environmental bioremediation, precipitation and dissolution, consolidation, and compaction.


Porous Medium Hydraulic Conductivity Groundwater Flow Sedimentary Basin Nonlinear Diffusion Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.MACSI, Department of Mathematics & StatisticsUniversity of LimerickLimerickIreland

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