Section 1 Modeling Fundamentals 1. Introduction 2. Modeling Purpose and Conceptual Model 3. Basic Mathematics and the Computer Code
Section 2 Designing the Numerical Model 4. Model Dimensionality and Setting Boundaries 5. Spatial Discretization and Parameter Assignment 6. More on Sources and Sinks 7. Steady-State and Transient Simulations
Section 3 Particle Tracking, Calibration, Forecasting and Uncertainty Analysis 8. Particle Tracking 9. Model Calibration: Assessing Performance 10. Forecasting and Uncertainty Analysis
Section 4 The Modeling Report and Advanced Topics 11. The Modeling Report, Archive, and Review 12. Beyond Basic Modeling Concepts
This second edition is extensively revised throughout with expanded discussion of modeling fundamentals and coverage of advances in model calibration and uncertainty analysis that are revolutionizing the science of groundwater modeling. The text is intended for undergraduate and graduate level courses in applied groundwater modeling and as a comprehensive reference for environmental consultants and scientists/engineers in industry and governmental agencies.