Mathematical Models of Bioturbation

  • Gerald Matisoff
Part of the Topics in Geobiology book series (TGBI, volume 100)


The purpose of this chapter is to examine existing mathematical models of important chemical, physical, and biological effects of organisms on sediments. The objectives and nature of the models will be discussed, the mathematical solution techniques will be identified, and the advantages and disadvantages of each type of model will highlighted.


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  • Gerald Matisoff
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  1. 1.Department of Geological SciencesCase Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

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