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advective transport modeling

1. n. [Reservoir Characterization]
A series of techniques that use geostatistical methods to determine fluid and contaminant flow in the subsurface. These techniques are used primarily to study contamination in groundwater in environmental studies. Reference: McKenna SA and Poeter EP: "Simulating Geological Uncertainty with Imprecise Data for Groundwater Flow and Advective Transport Modeling," in Yarus JM and Chambers RL (eds): Stochastic Modeling and Geostatistics, AAPG Computer Applications in Geology, no. 3. AAPG, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, 1994.