By
the end of today's class, you
should be able to do the following:
v (Review)
Ground Water Modeling: Numerical Model
 Explain
the difference between a conceptual model and a numerical model.
 Explain
the purpose of a numerical model grid.
 Explain
how Darcy's law
is used in a numerical model
v Ground Water Modeling: Practice
 Describe
the steps in constructing a model, as given on pages 526527 of the
Fetter textbook.
 Download
and install the modeling program Graphic
Groundwater, authored by Dr. Steven Esling at
SUI/Carbondale.
 Use Groundwater to create a model or a
given
study site.
 Assign
reasonable values to the variables in the model, and support your
choice for each variable.
