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Verification, validation, and confirmation of numerical models in earth sciences part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Philosophic discussion of the use, misuse, and misunderstanding of modeling terms that lend credibility to models and results. Very interesting article with wonderful insight and suggestions.

Resource Type: References
Topics: Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling, Legal System, People:Experts

Groundwater modeling and litigation part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Insightful book chapter dealing with the presentation of expert testimony dealing with computer models and some of the weaknesses present in all models and exploited in cross examination.

Resource Type: References
Topics: Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling, Legal System:Expert Testimony, People:Experts

Hydrogeology and simulation of ground-water flow at Superfund-site Wells G and H, Woburn, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Steady-state, two-layer MODFLOW model of the groundwater flow system at wells G and H in Woburn, Massachusetts, based on work performed for USEPA. Model is calibrated to water levels measured in ...

Resource Type: References, Data
Topics: Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling

Three-Dimensional, Transient Groundwater Modeling of the Aberjona Watershed part of SERC Print Resource Collection
MIT master's thesis; large numerical model of the groundwater flow system in the entire Aberjona River watershed.

Resource Type: References
Topics: Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling

Models in the courtroom part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article provides background information about the societal and technical aspects of the famous 'A Civil Action' trial. It also proposes that the steps involved in constructing a predictive ...

Resource Type: References
Topics: Federal Trial, Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling, Legal System, Woburn:Wells G and H Superfund Site

Evaluation of Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport at the Wells G and H Superfund Site, Woburn, Massachusetts, from 1960 to 1986 and Estimation of TCE and PCE Concentrations Delivered to Woburn Residences part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This doctoral dissertation from the Department of Geological Sciences at Ohio State University features a comprehensive treatment of TCE and PCE transport in the buried valley aquifer in Woburn, ...

Resource Type: References, Data, Maps/Aerial Photos
Topics: Woburn, :Water Supply, Pollution Sources, Hydrogeology:Field Data, Wells, Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling

Numerical simulation of groundwater flow and advective transport at Woburn, Massachusetts, based on a sedimentological model of glacial and glaciofluvial deposition part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Master's thesis at Ohio State University dealing with the hydrogeologic framework of the are around Woburn wells G and H, and the physical properties of the buried valley aquifer and surface ...

Resource Type: References, Data, Maps/Aerial Photos
Topics: Woburn:Water Supply, Pollution Sources, Hydrogeology:Field Data, Computer Modeling

Practicing mathematics in the public arena: challenges and outcomes in some prominent cases part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Discussion of how mathematical modeling is used in the public arena using the Woburn Toxic Trial and Nevada Test Site as examples.

Resource Type: References
Topics: Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling, Woburn:Wells G and H Superfund Site, Health/Cancer Studies

Piezocone Mapping, Groundwater Monitoring, and Flow Modeling in a Riverine Peatland: Implications for the Transport of Arsenic part of SERC Print Resource Collection
MIT Ph.D. dissertation evaluating induced infiltration from the Aberjona River to the underlying aquifer. Contains excellent graphics, raw data, and permeability values of peat and interbedded sands.

Resource Type: Data, References
Topics: Hydrogeology:Field Data, Woburn:Wells G and H Superfund Site, Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling

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Journal article about experiences serving as an expert witness in the trial concerning deep injection of hazardous wastes. The plaintiffs claimed that the offsite migration of injected wastes ...

Resource Type: References
Topics: Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling, Legal System, People:Experts

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