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The prediction of the transport of contaminants in soil and groundwater porous media through measurements and modelling is important in the growing trend towards subsurface waste disposal practices. This paper discusses investigations aimed at acquiring a better understanding of the physical, chemical and biological processes which affect the solute concentration during contaminant transport through the soil porous medium. Emphasis was placed on the laboratory determination of soil hydraulic properties from transient flow measurements in order to apply the parameters studied in a dynamic diffusion model.

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Authors: BIGNOLI G A, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Journal of Trace and Microprobe Techniques, Vol. 11 (1993) Nos. 1-3, pp. 43-72
Record Number: 199410020 / Last updated on: 1994-11-28
Original language: en
Available languages: en