Flow and Contaminant Transport in Fractured Rock

By

  • Jacob Bear
  • C-F. Tsang, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Ghislain De Marsily

In the past two or three decades, fractured rock domains have received increasing attention not only in reservoir engineering and hydrology, but also in connection with geological isolation of radioactive waste. Locations in both the saturated and unsaturated zones have been under consideration because such repositories are sources of heat and potential sources of groundwater contamination. Thus, in addition to the transport of mass of fluid phases in single and multiphase flow, the issues of heat transport and mass transport of components have to be addressed.
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Audience

Geologists, hydrologists, reservoir and environmental engineers, and waste professionals.

 

Book information

  • Published: April 1993
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-083980-3


Table of Contents

Modelling Flow and Contaminant in Fractured Rocks. Solute Transport in Fractured Rocks. Applications to Radionuclide Waste Repositories. Solute Trasport Through Fracture Networks. Stochastic Modelling of Fractured Systems and Their Use in Flow and Transport Modelling. Tracer Transport in Fracture Systems. Multiphase Flow in Fractured Petroleum Reservoirs. Unsaturated Flow in Fractured Porous Media. Simulation of Flow and Transport in Fractured Porous Media. A Summary of Field Test Methods in Fractured Rocks.