WIT Press


Determination Of The Optimal Mixture Distribution

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/BT990411

Volume

23

Pages

8

Published

1999

Size

534 kb

Author(s)

Irene Farnham, A.K. Singh and Kevin H. Johannesson

Abstract

The proportions of groundwater contributing to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge from the Spring Mountains, Pahranagat Valley, and the Nevada Test Site are determined using the concentrations of the rare earth elements in samples collected from wells and springs within each of these areas. In a previous study, the mixing potions were deterined using a trial and error method where different proportions of water from each of the three sites were tested to find the best match to the Ash Meadows waters. This method results in a solution that may not

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