By M. Yavuz Corapcioglu
This publication is the 3rd quantity of a sequence: ''Advances in Porous Media''. Our target is to offer in-depth assessment papers that provide complete assurance to the sector of shipping in porous media. This sequence treats delivery phenomena in porous media as an interdisciplinary subject. hence, ''Advances in Porous Media'' will proceed to advertise the extension of ideas and functions in a single quarter to others, slicing throughout conventional obstacles. the target of every bankruptcy is to study the paintings performed on a selected subject together with theoretical, numerical in addition to experimental experiences. The individuals of this quantity, as for earlier ones, come from various backgrounds: civil and environmental engineering, and earth and environmental sciences. The articles are aimed toward all scientists and engineers in a number of diverse fields excited by the basics and purposes of methods in porous media.
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Although we know that the subsurface is generally heterogeneous, we typically do not know the locations and extent of the heterogeneities. We also cannot see the microorganisms in the subsurface and must make assumptions about their distribution and metabolic capabiUties. Our lack of knowledge is demonstrated by the relative lack of successful field-scale biodegradation modeUng. However, many models have been quite successful at describing biodegradation on a smaller scale in one-dimensional column experiments.
Because of the sparing solubility of most typical NAPL contaminants, the colonies are likely to be relatively thin, so that the contaminant concentrations within the colony are the same throughout and perhaps the same as the substrate concentrations dissolved in the bulk aqueous phase. However, if the NAPL constituents, nutrient and electron acceptor fluxes into the colonies are sufficiently high, a thicker biofilm may form so that NAPL constituents must diffuse across not only a Uquid boundary layer but also within the biofilm in order to be utilized by microorganisms throughout the biofilm interior.
Very deep soils in dry environments may contain less than 10^ cells/g, and these cells may contain less than 100 viable cells/g (Chapelle, 1993). The low viable cell counts in these relatively dry environments could be due to a lack of moisture, which all microorganisms require to survive. The total number of microorganisms in the saturated zone usually depends on the type of flow system being studied. Three types of flow systems can be defined (Chapelle, 1993). A local flow system has its recharge area at a topographic high and its discharge area at a topographic low located adjacent to the topographic high.
Advances in Porous Media, Vol. 3 by M. Yavuz Corapcioglu