The types of initial and boundary conditions which may be involved in the flow of water through an unsaturated profile to a water table are discussed. A numerical solution of the flow equation is then outlined and its use in the one-dimensional drainage of a homogeneous profile and in ponded infiltration into a draining profile detailed. Several characteristics of the drainage of deep profiles are discussed together with numerical solutions for the drainage of a stratified profile and infiltration into a draining profile.
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Research Article| February 01 1971
K. K. WATSON; NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF FINITE DEPTH PROBLEMS IN SOIL-WATER HYDROLOGY. Hydrology Research 1 February 1971; 2 (1): 1–22. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/nh.1971.0001
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