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1.1 this guide covers an integrated, stepwise method for the qualitative conceptualization and quantitative characterization of ground-water flow systems, including the unsaturated zone, for natural or human-induced behavior or changes.
1.2 this guide may be used at any scale of investigation, including site-specific, subregional, and regional applications.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D653 Terminology Relating to Soil, Rock, and Contained Fluids
D5254/D5254M Practice for Minimum Set of Data Elements to Identify a Groundwater Site
D5408 Guide for Set of Data Elements to Describe a Groundwater Site; Part OneAdditional Identification Descriptors
D5409/D5409M Guide for Set of Data Elements to Describe a Groundwater Site;Part TwoPhysical Descriptors
D5410 Guide for Set of Data Elements to Describe a Groundwater Site;Part ThreeUsage Descriptors
D5447 Guide for Application of a Numerical Groundwater Flow Model to a Site-Specific Problem
D5474 Guide for Selection of Data Elements for Groundwater Investigations
D5609 Guide for Defining Boundary Conditions in Groundwater Flow Modeling
D5610 Guide for Defining Initial Conditions in Groundwater Flow Modeling
D5717 Guide for Design of Ground-Water Monitoring Systems in Karst and Fractured-Rock Aquifers
D5730 Guide for Site Characterization for Environmental Purposes With Emphasis on Soil, Rock, the Vadose Zone and Groundwater
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ASTM D5979-96e1, Standard Guide for Conceptualization and Characterization of Ground-Water Systems, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1998, www.astm.orgBack to Top