In this thesis, Chapter 1 gives the introduction to hydrothermal vent processes; Chapter 2 summarizes the literature available on hydrothermal vent models; Chapter 3 provides the details about modelling the fate of dissolved methane and some field simulation results; Chapter 4 summarizes about modelling of CO2 droplet seepages from the seabed; Chapter 5 gives details about the merging of two plumes and induced flow field created by the hydrothermal vent plume; Chapter 6 gives the summary and conclusion of the thesis. (Abstract shortened by ProQuest.)
|Advisor:||Yapa, Poojitha D.|
|Commitee:||Ahmadi, Goodarz, Knack, Ian, Shen, Hayley H., Wu, Weiming|
|Department:||Civil and Environmental Engineering|
|School Location:||United States -- New York|
|Source:||DAI-B 78/06(E), Dissertation Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Mathematics, Civil engineering|
|Keywords:||Acidification, Bayesian treatment, Dissolved methane, Liquid CO2, Neural networks, Plume merging|
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