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Main Title VIRTUS, a model of virus transport in unsaturated soils /
Author Yates, M. V. ; Ouyang, Y.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Ouyang, Y.
CORP Author California Univ., Riverside. Dept. of Soil and Environmental Sciences. ;Florida Univ., Gainesville. Dept. of Soil Science.;Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory,]
Year Published 1992
Report Number PB93-185890; EPA/600/J-93/142
Stock Number PB93-185890
OCLC Number 733539177
Subjects Virus diseases--Transmission--Mathematical models. ; Groundwater--Purification--Mathematical models. ; Groundwater--Health aspects--Mathematical models. ; Disinfection and disinfectants--Mathematical models.
Additional Subjects Ground water ; Environmental transport ; Viruses ; Soil properties ; Pollution control ; Mathematical models ; Potable water ; Disinfection ; Porosity ; Water flow ; Heat flux ; Comparison ; Columns(Process engineering) ; Laboratories ; Tests ; Concentration(Composition) ; Unsaturated soils
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ESAD  EPA 600-J-93-142 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 07/05/2011
NTIS  PB93-185890 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 07/22/2019
Collation p. 1609-1616 : charts ; 28 cm.
Abstract As a result of the recently proposed mandatory groundwater disinfection requirements to inactivate viruses in potable water supplies, there has been increasing interest in virus fate and transport in the subsurface. Several models have been developed to predict the fate of viruses in groundwater, but few include transport in the unsaturated zone and all require a constant virus inactivation rate. The purpose of the research was to develop a predictive model of virus fate and transport in unsaturated soils that allows the virus inactivation rate to vary on the basis of changes in soil temperature. The model was developed on the basis of the laws of mass conservation of a contaminant in porous media and couples the flows of water, viruses, and heat through the soil. Model predictions were compared with measured data of virus transport in laboratory column studies and, with the exception of one point, were within the 95 percent confidence limits of the measured concentrations. (Copyright (c) 1992, American Society for Microbiology.)
Notes "EPA/600/J-93/142." "PB93-185890." Caption title. Includes bibliographical references (p. 1616).
Place Published Ada, OK
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, v58 n5 p1609-1616 May 92. Prepared in cooperation with Florida Univ., Gainesville. Dept. of Soil Science. Sponsored by Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory.
Title Ser Add Ent Applied and environmental microbiology ; 58, no. 5.
PUB Date Free Form 1992
Series Title Untraced Applied and environmental microbiology ; 58, no. 5
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20110629092455
Language eng
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 01379nam 2200349Ka 45020