The Impact of Phase Exchange Transfers and Unsteady Hydraulic Conditions ON Saltwater Intrusion Fronts

  • Aaron A. Jennings
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Saltwater intrusions into coastal aquifers are the result of a rather delicate balance between the seaward flow of “fresh” groundwater and the landward flow of intruding saltwater. When this balance is disrupted, the degree of intrusion can be greatly exaggerated. Because increasing salinity can have profound effects on coastal groundwater supplies, there appears to be a genuine demand for accurate predictions of salinity ahead of the full strength salt front.


Seawater Intrusion Coastal Aquifer Saltwater Intrusion Finite Element Solution Miscible Fluid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aaron A. Jennings
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  1. 1.University of Notre DameUSA

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