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A Method for Setting the Artificial Boundary Conditions of Groundwater Model

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Numerical simulation technology is nowadays an important means for groundwater issues because of its efficiency and economical advantages. But in case of natural hydrogeological boundaries are not within the interest area, it may be a big trouble to set boundary conditions of the model artificially without enough field investigation information. This paper introduced a method for solving such problem applying field pumping test and recovery test. The method was applied to build an in-situ leaching of uranium model. Results showed that the model boundary conditions can be set satisfactorily, and also the calculated heads matched the observed data well in both two models.

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Y. Zhou, Z. Shen, W. Shi, J. Liu and Y. Liu, "A Method for Setting the Artificial Boundary Conditions of Groundwater Model," Open Journal of Geology, Vol. 3 No. 2B, 2013, pp. 50-54. doi: 10.4236/ojg.2013.32B012.

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