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A model for the simulation of flow of variable-density ground water in three dimensions under steady-state conditions

Open-File Report 82-352

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Abstract

A computer program has been developed as part of the U.S. Geological Survey's national program of Regional Aquifer System Analysis (RASA) that generates input to ground-water flow models to enable them to simulate variable-density ground-water flow. Information required for the program's operation is: aquifer elevation, thickness, and ground-water density. Included in the report is a computer program for calculating ground-water density from aquifer depth, temperature, and dissolved solids concentration. The 60-page report describes the theoretical development and documents two FORTRAN programs used to generate the necessary flow-model input. An example for a symmetrical basin is fully worked out.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
A model for the simulation of flow of variable-density ground water in three dimensions under steady-state conditions
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
82-352
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1982
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey,
Description:
vii, 66 p., ill. ;28 cm.