Predicting salt advection in groundwater from saline aquaculture ponds

Verrall, D.P., Read, W.W., and Narayan, K.A. (2009) Predicting salt advection in groundwater from saline aquaculture ponds. Journal of Hydrology, 364 (3-4). pp. 201-206.

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Abstract

This paper predicts saltwater advection in groundwater from leaky aquaculture ponds. A closed form solution for the potential function, stream function and velocity field is derived via the series solutions method. Numerically integrating along different streamlines gives the location (or advection front) of saltwater throughout the domain for any predefined upper time limit. Extending this process produces a function which predicts advection front location against time. The models considered in this paper are easily modified given knowledge of the required physical parameters.

Item ID: 9188
Item Type: Article (Refereed Research - C1)
Keywords: groundwater; advection; isochrone; aquaculture; Laplace’s equation; series solution
ISSN: 0022-1694
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2010 01:52
FoR Codes: 01 MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES > 0103 Numerical and Computational Mathematics > 010302 Numerical Solution of Differential and Integral Equations @ 25%
04 EARTH SCIENCES > 0404 Geophysics > 040403 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics @ 25%
09 ENGINEERING > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090509 Water Resources Engineering @ 50%
SEO Codes: 83 ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND ANIMAL PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8301 Fisheries - Aquaculture > 830199 Fisheries - Aquaculture not elsewhere classified @ 25%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960904 Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Land Management @ 25%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering @ 50%
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