Development of HydroImage, A User Friendly Hydrogeophysical Characterization Software
HydroImage, user friendly software that utilizes high-resolution geophysical data for estimating hydrogeological parameters in subsurface strate, was developed under this grant. HydroImage runs on a personal computer platform to promote broad use by hydrogeologists to further understanding of subsurface processes that govern contaminant fate, transport, and remediation. The unique software provides estimates of hydrogeological properties over continuous volumes of the subsurface, whereas previous approaches only allow estimation of point locations. thus, this unique tool can be used to significantly enhance site conceptual models and improve design and operation of remediation systems. The HydroImage technical approach uses statistical models to integrate geophysical data with borehole geological data and hydrological measurements to produce hydrogeological parameter estimates as 2-D or 3-D images.
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- Resource Type:
- Technical Report
- Research Org:
- AMEC Geomatrix Inc.
- Sponsoring Org:
- USDOE; USDOE Office of Science (SC)
- Contributing Orgs:
- AMEC Environment and Infrastructure (Geomatrix Consultants); Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES hydrogeophysical, hydrogeological, software, statistical, characterization, geophysical, parameter estimation, conceptual site model
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