of Earth Science |Northeastern
#6: The Modeling Project!
Please hand in
the following materials:
A) The model itself. Please save your completed model as
"yourname.ggw". E-mail it to me as an attachment.
B) The following items, compiled into a coherent document:
The information you wrote on the geology of the
2) A map showing
the line of cross section. Eliminate extraneous material!
off.) Be sure your map shows the line along which the cross
drawn; it also should give the numbers of the borings used in the cross
section. Don't forget to label A and A'.
3) Your finished cross section of
the study area. (Do not turn in the original! Make a
photocopy on 11"
x 17" paper. This version will not show the grid lines, which
a neater presentation.)
4) Your explanation of the conceptual model
for the study area. Include a very brief (a few lines each)
discussion about each of these components: the hydrostratigraphy,
to the flow system, and the stresses to the
5) Your listing of the variables in the
model, telling in no more than a few sentences each why you chose the
values you did. Cite any sources you used!
6) A few sentences telling what the results of the
model (equipotential lines and particle tracking) show for the study
7) Your sensitivity
analysis. (If you wish, you may use the document linked to the Nov.
8 class agenda as a way to organize/format this portion.)
Make a copy for yourself--you'll need it during your exam!
© 2007 Laura L. Sanders. Last updated
November 8, 2007.