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82) The parameter a is called the range. 10 (cf. 3) shows plots of these variogram functions. A theoretical variogram model must take the value of zero in the origin. In practice, one frequently finds a value at or near the origin greater than zero. This may be 28 2 Mathematical Preliminaries due to the size of the spatial grid. Obviously, it is not possible to resolve spatial processes with a range smaller than the grid size. This is referred to as nugget effect and the value at the origin is called the nugget constant.
Employing Eq. 27) For the second eigenvector, the same procedure is performed just changing hl into h2. Inserting these results into Eq. 28) In the next step, the constants c1 and c2 are determined by the initial conditions. For the situation of a first application of the chemical, initial conditions are yl(t=O) = y l 0 and y2(r=0) = 0. Inserting these values into Eq. 31b) Due to sorption and desorption, the time course of the concentration in the solute phase, yl(t), is described by the sum of two exponentials.
At any time t the law of mass conservation requires that t t t holds. It is assumed that quasi equilibrium prevails with respect to binding site I . The fraction of this binding site is denoted by$ Thus, at any time, the concentration of occupied sites of type 1 is related to the liquid phase concentration via S, = fK,c For type 2 binding sites, kinetic adsorption-desorption is assumed. 43) 3. 44) A differential equation for the liquid phase concentration c is derived by differentiating Eq. 42) with respect to time and replacing the time derivatives of SI and S2 by the time derivative of Eq.
Environmental Fate Modelling of Pesticides: From the Laboratory to the Field Scale by Prof Dr. O. Richter, Prof. B. Diekkruger, Prof. P. Nortersheuser(auth.)