Facilities

Software

Groundwater Modeling:

  • Finite Element (FE): FEFLOW 7.1, COMSOL Multiphysics
  • Finite Difference (FD): MODFLOW-2005, MODFLOW-LGR, MODFLOW-NWT, MODFLOW-USG, and SEAWAT
  • Solute Transport: MT3D, RT3D
  • Reactive Transport: piChem, PHT3D, PhreeQC

Vadose Zone Modeling:

  • HYDRUS-1D
  • HYDRUS-2D/3D
  • SABAE-HWS

Laboratory equipment

  • Falling head and constant head test cells according to ASTM
  • Gas breakthrough experiment for rock samples (10 MPa)
  • Several 2D and 3D physical models to investigate groundwater flow and transport processes

Field equipment

  • Hydrolab Series 5 Minisonde Multiparameter instrument to measure hydraulic head, temperature, nitrate, DO, redox state continously
  • Groundwater logger
  • Weather stations
  • Soil sensors for soil moisture, soil temperature, and EC
  • Soil sampling equipment
  • Equipment for infiltration tests