Problems involving the combined use of contaminant transport models and nonlinear optimization schemes can be very expensive to solve. This paper explores the use of transport models with ordinary regression and regression on ranks to develop approximate response functions of concentrations at critical locations as a function of pumping and recharge at decision wells. These response functions combined with other constraints can often be solved very easily and may suggest reasonable starting points for combined simulation-management modeling or even relatively efficient operating schemes in themselves.
|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Regression approximations for transport model constraint sets in combined aquifer simulation-optimization studies|
|Series title||Water Resources Research|
|Publisher||American Geophysical Union|
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