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By Steven Bryant (auth.), John Chadam, Al Cunningham, Richard E. Ewing, Peter Ortoleva, Mary Fanett Wheeler (eds.)

This IMA quantity in arithmetic and its functions source restoration, CONFINEMENT, AND REMEDIATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL risks comprises papers awarded at profitable one-week workshops: Confine­ ment and Remediation of Environmental dangers hung on January 15-19, 2000 and source restoration, February 9-13, 2000. either workshops have been critical components of the IMA annual application on arithmetic in Reactive move and shipping Phenomena, 1999-2000. we want to thank John Chadam (University of Pittsburgh), Al Cunningham (Montana country Uni­ versity), Richard E. Ewing (Texas A&M University), Peter Ortoleva (In­ diana University), and Mary Fanett Wheeler (TICAM, The college of Texas at Austin) for his or her first-class paintings as organizers of the conferences and for modifying the court cases. We take this chance to thank the nationwide technological know-how origin for his or her aid of the IMA. sequence Editors Douglas N. Arnold, Director of the IMA Fadil Santosa, Deputy Director of the IMA v PREFACE Advances in source restoration, and confinement/remediation of envi­ ronmental dangers calls for a coordinated, interdisciplinary attempt concerning mathematicians, scientists and engineers. The purpose of this number of papers is to summarize contemporary theoretical, computational, and experimen­ tal advances within the idea of phenomena in porous media, with the rationale to spot similarities and modifications pertaining to functions with regards to either source restoration and confinement and remediation of environmental hazards.

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