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Nutrient Processing at the Land-Ocean Interface: Assessing Groundwater Transformations through Reactive Transport Modeling
PI: Christof Meile (Department of Marine Sciences, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA)
Support: Georgia Sea Grant College Program, R/HAB-23
Timeframe: 3/1/06 - 1/31/10
In order to assess nutrient removal during passage through the subsurface, we developed and applied a multi-dimensional reactive transport groundwater model. The model combines the main transformation processes with a physical description of density-driven fluid flow.
Where Groundwater Meets The Ocean: Nutrient cycling in the subsurface at the land-ocean interface. http://octopus.marsci.uga.edu/gw
Porubsky, W., Joye, S., Moore, W.S., Tuncay, K., Meile, C. (in revision): Field measurements and modeling of groundwater flow and biogeochemistry at Moses Hammock, a backbarrier island on the Georgia coast.
Porubsky, W., Joye, S., Moore, W.S., Tuncay, K., Meile, C. (submitted): Hammock groundwater biogeochemistry and flow: Field measurements and modeling.
Meile, C., Porubsky, W.P., Walker R. and Payne, K. (2010): Controls on groundwater nutrient mitigation: Natural attenuation of nitrogen loading from septic effluents. Water Research 44(5): 1399-1408.
Porubsky, W.P. and Meile, C. (2009): Controls on groundwater nutrient mitigation: Natural attenuation of nitrogen loading from septic effluents. Proceedings of the Georgia Water Resources Conference, April 27-29, 2009 in Athens GA.
Spiteri, C., Slomp, C., Charette, M.A., Tuncay, K. and Meile, C. (2008): Flow and nutrient dynamics in a subterranean estuary (Waquoit Bay, MA, USA): field data and reactive transport modeling. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 72(14): 3398-3412.
Hagens, M. and Meile, C. Biogeochemical dynamics in salt marsh environments: the role of intertidal hotspots. Goldschmidt Conference Knoxville TN, June 2010.
Meile, C. Nutrient dynamics in the shallow coastal subsurface. Modeling microbial processes and biogeochemical transformations in porous media. Department of Marine Sciences UGA, Athens GA, April 6, 2009.
Meile, C., Porubsky, W.P. and Joye, S. Biogeochemistry and groundwater flows. LTER Duplin Interactive Studies Workshop, Athens GA, January 5, 2009
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