Search for dissertations about: "Biogeochemical modeling"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words Biogeochemical modeling.

  1. 1. Long-term development, modeling and management of nutrient loading to inland and coastal waters

    Author : Amelie Darracq; Georgia Destouni; Andrea Rinaldo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : Nutrients; catchments; environmental management; climate change; population and lifestyle development; subsurface-surface water interactions; long-term simulations; nutrient retention; modeling; hydrology; transport processes; biogeochemistry; scaling; transport and reaction rates; Physical Geography; geografi med naturgeografisk inriktning;

    Abstract : Environmental and water system protection and restoration require accurate knowledge and quantification of waterborne pollutant transport, retention-release and transformation processes taking place in the subsurface, river, lake and sea water systems, and at the interfaces between these systems. This thesis investigates the importance of spatial model resolution for such quantification and the possible long-term nutrient load development under different human perturbations and nutrient source management scenarios in the Swedish Norrström drainage basin, based on simulations with the GIS-based dynamic nutrient transport-attenuation model POLFLOW. READ MORE

  2. 2. Spatial modeling in sediments

    Author : Åsa Danielsson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : In a marine environment the sediments play an important role. They act as sinks, where the concentrations often are higher than in the water mass above, but also as sources for numerous pollutants. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modeling Carbon and Water Fluxes in European Terrestrial Ecosystems

    Author : Pablo Morales; Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; climatology; Fysisk geografi; geomorphology; pedology; cartography; Physical geography; water fluxes; climate change; kartografi; geomorfologi; klimatologi; marklära; carbon fluxes; regional climate models; vegetation dynamics; ecosystem modeling;

    Abstract : The controlling mechanisms and feedbacks between climate, the carbon and water cycling and vegetation in European ecosystems have attracted much attention in recent years but they are still not sufficiently understood. A better understanding of them is necessary to predict how they will be affected by climate change. READ MORE

  4. 4. Numerical modeling of groundwater and air flow between compacted bentonite and fractured crystalline rock

    Author : Benoît Dessirier; Jerker Jarsjö; Andrew Frampton; Stefan Finsterle; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Two-phase flow; porous media; fractured media; compacted bentonite; crystalline rock; numerical modeling; geological disposal; Physical Geography; naturgeografi;

    Abstract : The geological repository for final storage of spent nuclear fuel, envisioned by the Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Management Company (SKB), relies on several barriers: copper canisters deposited in holes in the floor of underground tunnels in deep bedrock, embedded in a buffer of compacted bentonite. The initially unsaturated buffer would take up water from the surrounding rock mass and swell to seal any potential gap. READ MORE

  5. 5. Physical process effects on catchment-scale pollutant transport-attenuation, coastal loading and abatement efficiency

    Author : Georg Lindgren; Georgia Destouni; Roko Andricevic; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Efficient pollutant load abatement; groundwater-surface water interactions; biogeochemical cycles; nitrogen; Lagrangian stochastic travel time approach; GIS; Hydrology; Hydrologi;

    Abstract : Pollutants follow various subsurface and surface water pathways from sources within a catchment to its outlet and may cause detrimental effects on downstream water quality and ecosystems. Along their different transport pathways through a catchment, pollutants may be attenuated subject to different physical and biogeochemical processes. READ MORE