Model Instance Title:
A steady-state groundwater flow model for Permo-Triassic sandstone in the Eden Valley  
Model Instance Short Name:
Eden Permo Triass  
The model (100 m by 100 m) was built up to calculate the thickness of unsaturated zones for the Penrith and St Bees sandstone aquifers  
Creation/Publication Date:
Hazards Ground water   
Contact Details:
Lei Wang   British Geological Survey   UK  
Model Code Name:
Time Interval Covered:
from:   to:
Spatial Extent:
Bounding Box (Lat/Long WGS84):
West: -2.927   East: -2.821   South: 54.438   North: 54.88  
Scope of Vertical Extent: Superficial  
Vertical Extent (metres above OD) Maximum: 250   Minimum: 20    
Spatial Reference Systems of Datasets:
Horizontal Reference System: WGS 84
Vertical Datum:
Vertical Units:
Grid Resolution:
Spacing XSpacing YSpacing ZCells XCells YCells Z
100   100   0   461   501   0  

Time step interval: day   Time step value: �
Additional information (science questions addressed, assumptions etc.):
Science Question   How long will historical nitrate loading from agricultural land to reach water table in the study area  
Boundary Condition   No flow between sandstones and Carboniferous limestones  
Input Dataset NameVersionURL LinkParameterValueUnits
LTA groundwater recharge          
Verage pumping rates          
No output datasets  
Documents and Published Papers available for this model instance:
Wang, L.; Butcher, A.S.; Stuart, M.E.; Gooddy, D.C.; Bloomfield, J.P.   The nitrate time bomb : a numerical way to investigate nitrate storage and lag time in the unsaturated zone.   2013