Development of a Decision Support System for Groundwater Pollution Assessment: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Development of a Decision Support System for Groundwater Pollution Assessment

1st Edition

By N. Kukuric

CRC Press

202 pages

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Table of Contents

Abstract -- Acknowledgements -- Frequently used acronyms -- 1.Introduction -- 2.Encapsulation of knowledge for groundwater quality management -- 2 .1 Introduction -- 2.2 Software review -- 2.3 Groundwater quality management in the light of knowledge encapsulation -- 2.3.1 Site characterisation -- 2.3.2 Groundwater m odelling -- 2.3.3 Groundwater vulnerability assessment -- 2.3.4 Groundwater rem ediation -- 2.4 Artificial Intelligence -- 2.4.1 Reasoning and knowledge representation -- 2.4.2 Case-based reasoning -- 2.4.3 Application of AI in groundwater quality management -- 2.5 Concluding comments -- 3.Development of a Decision Support System (DSS): main considerations and framework -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 A DSS as an integrated software system -- 3.3 A DSS as an integrated information system -- 3.4 A DSS for Groundwater Pollution Assessment - the framework -- 3.5 The DSS knowledge component -- 3.6 Summary -- 4.Knowledge-Based Module for Site Characterisation (SCM) -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Background -- 4.3 Module content and organisation -- 4.3.1 Task Unit ANALYSIS -- 4.3.2 Other Task Units -- 4.3.3 Discussion -- 4.4 Software development and integration -- 4.4.1 Hypertext and knowledge representation -- 4.4.2 Other SCM features -- 4.4.3 A daptability -- 4.4.4 Integration -- 4.5 Examples -- 4.5.1 Hydraulic conductivity -- 4.5.2 Solubility -- Annex: glossary -- 5.Knowledge-Based Module for Vulnerability Assessment (VAM) -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Groundwater vulnerability in theory and practice -- 5.3 Description of methodology -- 5.3.1 Likelihood of release and aquifer pollution -- 5.3.2 Contaminant severity -- 5.3.3 Pathway activity -- 5.3.4 Target exposure -- 5.3.5 Overall assessment score -- 5.3.6 Discussion -- 5.3.7 Testing aggregation procedure -- 5.4 Software development and integration -- 5.5 Case study -- 6.Knowledge-Based Module for Groundwater Pollution Modelling (GMM) -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Definition and ordering of modelling tasks -- 6.3 Knowledge acquisition -- 6.3.1 Define Purpose -- 6.3.2 Model Conceptualisation -- 6.3.3 Modelcode Selection -- 6.3.4 Model Design -- 6.3.5 Calibration and Predictive Simulations -- 6.3.6 Modelling Report -- 6.4 Knowledge systematisation and formalisation -- 6.5 Software development and integration -- 6.5.1 GMM software -- 6.5.2 REPORTER -- 6.5.3 Modelling environment -- 7.Concluding remarks -- References -- Annex: Beyond engineering -- Sam envatting -- Curriculum Vitae.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC010030
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Environmental / Water Supply