Axisymmetric gravity currents in a porous medium
Lyle, Sarah; Huppert, Herbert E.; Hallworth, Mark; Bickle, Mike; Chadwick, Andy. 2005 Axisymmetric gravity currents in a porous medium. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 543. 293-302. 10.1017/S0022112005006713Full text not available from this repository. (Request a copy)
The release from a point source of relatively heavy fluid into a saturated porous medium above an impermeable boundary is considered. A theoretical relationship is compared with experimental data for the rate of propagation of the front of the resulting gravity current and its shape. A motivation of the study, the problem of carbon dioxide sequestration, is briefly discussed.
|Item Type:||Publication - Article|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1017/S0022112005006713|
|Programmes:||BGS Programmes > Other|
|Date made live:||11 Nov 2011 14:28|
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