MATHEMATICAL SIMULATION OF HALOCARBON DISTRIBUTIONS IN BOSTON HARBOR.

E. Eric Adams, Richard F. Kossik, Philip M. Gschwend, Douglas L. Cosler, Antonio M. Baptista

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Abstract

In an effort to better understand the sources and transport of effluents, a combined modeling and field measurement program has been initiated. The modeling uses a pair of 2-D (depth-averaged) finite element models (one to compute circulation and one to compute transport) plus a number of supporting programs to facilitate grid generation, model interfacing, and plotting. Field measurements are made of a suite of volatile halocarbons discharged with the sewage effluent from the Deer and Nut Is. treatments plants and are used for model calibration. This paper reports on early results in a continuing study.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication Title
PublisherASCE
Pages333-338
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)0872626105
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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