Porous media physics and mathematics – symposium in honour of Pieter Raats

31 May 2011, Wageningen • Wageningen University and Technical University Eindhoven present this symposium at Atlas Building 104, room 1–3, 6708 PB Wageningen.


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  • Parameterizing the soil-water-plant root system – Reinder Feddes, Wageningen University
  • Applications of the theory of mixtures in soil physics; including fundamental contributions of P.A.C. Raats – Majid Hassanizadeh, University of Utrecht
  • The use of matric flux potential – Marius Heinen, Wageningen University and Research Centre
  • Dynamic effects in the capillary pressure: travelling waves and saturation overshoot – Sorin Pop, TU Eindhoven
  • On evaporation from discrete soil pores to a boundary layer – Dani Or, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) Zurich, Switzerland
  • Transverse mixing at the interface between freshwater and saltwater in steady flow – Gedeon Dagan, Tel Aviv University
  • Load-free, mesh-free fracture propagation as a model of intervertebral disc degeneration – Jacques Huyghe, TU Eindhoven
  • Network models for biological invasions in heterogeneous crop and soil environments – Wilfred Otten, SIMBIOS Centre, Abertay University, Dundee, Scotland
  • Electrohydrodynamic flow and transport in porous media: from pore scale to Darcy scale – Vahid Joekar Niasar, University of Utrecht
  • Buoyancy-driven flow in a peat moss layer – Kees Rappoldt, EcoCurves, Haren
  • Steady flows in unsaturated soils are stable – Hans van Duijn, TU Eindhoven
  • Mutualistic interaction between mathematics and soil physics – Pieter Raats, Wageningen University and Research Centre