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Groundwater Modelling Software – Capabilities and Limitations

C. P. Kumar
2012 IOSR Journal of Environmental Science Toxicology and Food Technology  
GFLOW GFLOW is an analytic element code that belongs in the arsenal of commonly used groundwater modeling tools.  ...  WHI UnSat Suite -A compilation of the most popular 1-D groundwater unsaturated zone models including VLEACH, VS2DT, PESTAN and HELP.  ... 
doi:10.9790/2402-0124657 fatcat:lkp746oo3jbexlbr2lo5ykx5qi

Irrigation Decision Support Systems (IDSS) for California's Water–Nutrient–Energy Nexus

Gaurav Jha, Floyid Nicolas, Radomir Schmidt, Kosana Suvočarev, Dawson Diaz, Isaya Kisekka, Kate Scow, Mallika A. Nocco
2022 Agronomy  
., Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program) pressure growers to schedule, account and maintain records of water, energy and nutrients needed for crop and soil management  ...  As the leading producer and exporter of agricultural produce in the United States, 5.6 percent of California's energy is currently used for pumping groundwater.  ...  Institutional Review Board Statement: Not applicable. Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable.  ... 
doi:10.3390/agronomy12081962 fatcat:7g4luldwqnaqbo54kgrb6q7yfe

Integrated modeling of metals biogeochemistry: Potential and limits

Virgil Iordache, Stelian Ion, Alin Pohoaţă
2009 Chemie der Erde  
use of the existing new mathematical tools and (b) empirical research for delineating in situ the elementary units of models application and the use of programming in geographic information systems (GIS  ...  ) and new generation GIS software for up-scaling the models' results from the elementary units of application to the site.  ...  Erika Kothe, for the challenging opportunity to start the preparation of this article, and two anonymous reviewers and Dr. Dirk Merten for valuable criticism of a previous version of the article.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chemer.2008.12.001 fatcat:neg64ntpjfcrjbvumroltta4zq

Cumulative Risk Assessment Toolbox: Methods and Approaches for the Practitioner

Margaret M. MacDonell, Lynne A. Haroun, Linda K. Teuschler, Glenn E. Rice, Richard C. Hertzberg, James P. Butler, Young-Soo Chang, Shanna L. Clark, Alan P. Johns, Camarie S. Perry, Shannon S. Garcia, John H. Jacobi (+1 others)
2013 Journal of Toxicology  
Although considerable progress has been made in the science underlying risk assessments for real-world exposures, implementation has lagged because many practitioners are unaware of methods and tools available  ...  This paper highlights information for nearly 80 resources from the toolbox and provides selected updates, with practical notes for cumulative risk applications.  ...  The views expressed in this paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/310904 pmid:23762048 pmcid:PMC3665252 fatcat:gsm7js6ixfgjnlhqnnjcn37nja

Applying a statewide geospatial leaching tool for assessing soil vulnerability ratings for agrochemicals across the contiguous United States

Seo Jin Ki, Chittaranjan Ray, Mohamed M. Hantush
2015 Water Research  
(project number 4500114; grant number ASO LOG 14-106)" and "Development of an enhanced groundwater vulnerability tool in Hawaii for pharmaceuticals (project  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported by two projects under the Safe Drinking Water Branch in the Hawaii State Department of Health: "Modeling to support monitoring waiver for selected wells in Hawaii  ...  This study estimated the mean groundwater recharge in unit of mm/year based on the base flow index for a given year (i.e., the percentage of base flow to w a t e r r e s e a r c h 7 7 ( 2 0 1 5 ) 1 0 7  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.watres.2015.03.009 pmid:25864002 fatcat:fjemw3h5hzaqtfzys46n65huhy

An R Package for Open, Reproducible Analysis of Urban Water Systems, With Application to Chicago

Laura E Erban, Stephen B Balogh, Daniel E Campbell, Henry A Walker
2018 Open water  
Results are used to consider 1) impacts of management decisions aimed at reducing stormwater and combined sewer overflows and 2) the significance of future changes in precipitation.  ...  CityWaterBalance provides a reproducible workflow for studying urban water systems by facilitating automated retrievals of open data and post-processing with open source R functions.  ...  Similarly, though the current version of CityWaterBalance leverages US-based web services, our framework is flexible enough to apply to cities outside of the US.  ... 
pmid:29546883 pmcid:PMC5846499 fatcat:iaqhqwroprdk5ksxqn3cngxvfu

Suitability maps for managed aquifer recharge: a review of multi-criteria decision analysis studies

Jana Sallwey, José Pablo Bonilla Valverde, Felipe Vásquez López, Ralf Junghanns, Catalin Stefan
2018 Environmental Reviews  
Acknowledgements 546 The authors thank Ann Wahu Kamamia, who together with Felipe Vásquez López started the collection of 547 MCDA-studies and helped with the creation of the prototype database.  ...  The INOWAS platform 208 is a comprehensive collection of analytical and numerical web-based models.  ...  We further incorporated 28 the compiled information into a web-based query tool that makes the information easily accessible and the 29 utilization of the database more user-friendly.  ... 
doi:10.1139/er-2018-0069 fatcat:bxdfrrnwofgp7a2pp2xh5op3g4

Toward improved simulation of river operations through integration with a hydrologic model

Eric D. Morway, Richard G. Niswonger, Enrique Triana
2016 Environmental Modelling & Software  
Two classes of modeling tools are often used to this ende(1) distributed-parameter hydrologic models for quantifying supply and (2) river-operation models for sorting out demands under rule-based systems  ...  Advanced modeling tools are needed for informed water resources planning and management.  ...  Conversely, MODSIM users can readily expand applications with the world's most widely used groundwater-modeling software for more accurate representation of GW-SW exchange based on simulated conjunctive  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.04.018 fatcat:q2rlvbdizjbuhggyamxqescsoy

Reviewing the Modeling Aspects and Practices of Shallow Geothermal Energy Systems

Paul Christodoulides, Ana Vieira, Stanislav Lenart, João Maranha, Gregor Vidmar, Rumen Popov, Aleksandar Georgiev, Lazaros Aresti, Georgios Florides
2020 Energies  
Finally, a quite lengthy overview of the main software tools related to thermal and thermo-hydro-mechanical analysis of SGES that may be useful for practical applications is given.  ...  This is done by first presenting the main analytical and numerical models and methods related to the thermal behavior of SGES.  ...  Finally, very useful tools for SGES modeling practices are the available commercial or open source developed software programs, web-based or not.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13164273 fatcat:56iygury45d5tomf3titqhosbq

Water–Food Nexus Assessment in Agriculture: A Systematic Review

Evelyn Corona-López, Alma D. Román-Gutiérrez, Elena M. Otazo-Sánchez, Fabiola A. Guzmán-Ortiz, Otilio A. Acevedo-Sandoval
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The present paper is the first review to provide an overview of the software applied to evaluate WF Nexus, including the advantages and disadvantages of the tools found.  ...  We deduced that the following are necessary in evaluating the WF Nexus: (1) the capacity to generate future scenarios, (2) a global application, and (3) the application in case studies.  ...  [21] State-of-the-art review on the concepts, research questions, and methodologies [22] WEF Nexus analytical methods for knowledge-based approaches and promotion for further approaches.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18094983 pmid:34067130 pmcid:PMC8124841 fatcat:apjckj7b7vegpp3x3b4wrl2iwm

Regression Modeling of Baseflow and Baseflow Index for Michigan USA

Yinqin Zhang, Laurent Ahiablame, Bernard Engel, Junmin Liu
2013 Water  
Baseflow was estimated from daily streamflow records using the two-parameter recursive digital filter method for baseflow separation of the Web-based Hydrograph Analysis Tool (WHAT) program.  ...  In absence of reliable information to determine groundwater discharge in streams and rivers, these equations can be used to estimate BFI and annual baseflow in Michigan.  ...  The authors would like to thank Larry Theller for his help in GIS data processing and two anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments and suggestions to improve the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w5041797 fatcat:ty2u4h7xu5gydgmqjedtwlgdzi

Setting Up of Risk Based Remediation Goal for Remediation of Persistent Organic Pesticides (Pesticide-POPs) Contaminated Sites [chapter]

Tapan Chakrabarti
2011 Pesticides in the Modern World - Pesticides Use and Management  
of potential human exposure  Development of an overall strategy for sample collection  Identification of analytical needs  Collection and evaluation of data  Development of a data set that is of acceptable  ...  While the tools are applicable to any contaminated site, a greater emphasis has to be put on pesticide-POP's related contaminant issues.  ...  Pesticides in the Modern World -Pesticides Use and Management 520 The purpose of this draft Guideline is to provide a framework for the risk based assessment of groundwater that may have been affected  ... 
doi:10.5772/20813 fatcat:tczysgmavfhlpejttxelwk5ixi

Using the NRCS National Soils Information System (NASIS) to Provide Soil Hydraulic Properties for Engineering Applications

W. J. Rawls, A. Nemes, Y. A. Pachepsky, K. E. Saxton
2007 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Transactions  
An active search for the relationships of soil hydraulic parameters with readily available soil properties began in the 1970s based on compilations of data from various sources.  ...  Opportunities for future research based on the NASIS dataset are given.  ...  Management tools have rapidly become more sophisticated than the "rules of thumb" and "experience" based decisions used only a few years ago.  ... 
doi:10.13031/2013.23960 fatcat:s4nsa4gykrgzjlg65ksljz3chu

VisU-HydRA: A Computational Toolbox for Groundwater Contaminant Transport to Support Risk-Based Decision Making

Maria Morvillo, Jinwoo Im, Felipe P. J. de Barros
2022 Frontiers in Earth Science  
For such reasons, a probabilistic framework is needed to quantify the risks in groundwater systems.  ...  Obtaining accurate and deterministic predictions of the risks associated with the presence of contaminants in aquifers is an illusive goal given the presence of heterogeneity in hydrological properties  ...  available on a web-based application.  ... 
doi:10.3389/feart.2022.916198 doaj:74b12a9fa43d4d40b3b17b7e1d3cb386 fatcat:eifle72wdrh35aut3cmle2hwt4

ADVANCED SIMULATION CAPABILITY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (ASCEM): AN OVERVIEW OF INITIAL RESULTS

Mark Williamson, Juan Meza, David Moulton, Ian Gorton, Mark Freshley, Paul Dixon, Roger Seitz, Carl Steefel, Stefan Finsterle, Susan Hubbard, Ming Zhu, Kurt Gerdes (+2 others)
2011 Technology & Innovation  
The US Department Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) determined that uniform application of advanced modeling in the subsurface could potentially help reduce the cost and risk associated  ...  ASCEM is a state-of-the-art scientific tool and approach for integrating data and scientific understanding to enable prediction of contaminant fate and transport in natural and engineered systems.  ...  Bringing River F-Area displaying the positions of wells at them together as a single ASCEM UQ tool thus the site. Adaptations of web-based tools, including represents a major advance.  ... 
doi:10.3727/194982411x13085939956625 fatcat:i7etqsfb7jdcvbajx3kpy3jmfa
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