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The modelling of moisture movement in engineered soil covers for mine waste rock dumps

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dc.contributor.author Swanson, D. A.
dc.contributor.author Barbour, S. Lee
dc.contributor.author Wilson, G. Ward
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-19T15:50:42Z
dc.date.available 2010-02-19T15:50:42Z
dc.date.issued 1994
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/20569
dc.description.abstract A two-phased cover instrumentation and modelling research program has been initiated at a waste rock dump site. The first phase of the research program involves field instrumentation and monitoring of the inplace cover. The second phase involves modelling infiltration and evaporation in the cover system using a soil/atmosphere flux model that has been developed at the University of Saskatchewan. The soil/atmosphere model used is a one dimensional, transient, finite element, water and heat transport model that uses a physically based method to predict the exchange of water between the atmosphere and a saturated or an unsaturated soil surface. This paper describes the application of the soil/atmosphere model in predicting the field responses of the in-place cover system at the waste rock dump site. en
dc.language.iso eng en
dc.relation.ispartofseries British Columbia Mine Reclamation Symposium 1994 en
dc.title The modelling of moisture movement in engineered soil covers for mine waste rock dumps en
dc.type text en
dc.type.text conference Paper en
dc.description.affiliation Applied Science, Faculty of en
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en
dc.rights.copyright British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation en


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