Guidelines for Evaluating Ground-Water Flow Models

Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5038
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Abstract

Ground-water flow modeling is an important tool frequently used in studies of ground-water systems. Reviewers and users of these studies have a need to evaluate the accuracy or reasonableness of the ground-water flow model. This report provides some guidelines and discussion on how to evaluate complex ground-water flow models used in the investigation of ground-water systems. A consistent thread throughout these guidelines is that the objectives of the study must be specified to allow the adequacy of the model to be evaluated.
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Guidelines for Evaluating Ground-Water Flow Models
Series title Scientific Investigations Report
Series number 2004-5038
DOI 10.3133/sir20045038
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Year Published 2004
Language ENGLISH
Description 37 p.
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