On the Movement of NAPLs Above and Within a Phreatic Aquifer

  • J. Bear
  • V. Ryzhik
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Contamination of groundwater by NAPLs is a worldwide phenomenon, which is especially important in the industrialized countries. Potential sources of contamination are abundant: oil production facilities, petrochemical plants, gasoline distribution networks, to mention but a few.


Water Table Capillary Pressure Unsaturated Zone Saturated Zone Phreatic Aquifer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Bear
    • 1
  • V. Ryzhik
    • 2
  1. 1.Albert and Anne Mansfield Chair in Water Resources, Faculty of Civil EngineeringTechnion - Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael
  2. 2.Technion - Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael

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