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Kerry Rowe

Flow and Contaminant Transport Modelling

Book Chapters

Rowe, R.K. and Booker, J.R. (2000). "A practical modelling technique for assessing potential contaminant impacts due to landfills", in Modelling and Applications in Geomechanics (Eds. Zaman, M., Booker, J.R. and Gioda, G.), John Wiley & Sons, pp. 493-504.

Rowe, R.K. (1996). "The role of diffusion and modelling and its impact on groundwater quality", in Advances in Groundwater Pollution Control and Remediation, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands (Ed. M. Areal), pp. 371-403.

Rowe, R.K. and Fraser, M.J. (1994). "Consideration of Uncertainty Regarding Service Lives of Engineered Systems in Assessing Potential Contaminant Impact", CSCE Special Publication - Engineering Materials for Waste Isolation, pp. 119-146.

Rowe, R.K. (1994). "Diffusive Transport of Pollutants Through Clay Liners," Chapter 3.2 in Book "Landfilling of Waste", Editor T. Christensen, R. Cossu & R. Stegmann E & FN Spon (Chapman & Hall), London, pp. 219-245.

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Rowe, R.K. and Booker, J.R. (1987). "An Efficient Analysis of Pollutant Migration Through Soil", Chapter 2 in the Book "Numerical Methods in Transient and Coupled Systems" (Ed. Lewis, Hinton, Bettess & Schrefler), John Wiley & Sons, pp. 13-42.

Journal Papers

Rowe, R.K and Yu, Y. (2013) "A practical technique for estimating service life of MSW leachate collection systems", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 50(2): 165-178.

Rowe, R.K. and Yu, Y. (2013) "Modelling of leachate characteristics and clogging of gravel drainage mesocosms permeated with landfill leachate" ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 139(7): 1022-1034.

Rowe, R.K.and Yu, Y. (2013) "Modelling of Leachate Collection Systems with Filter-separators in MSW Landfills", ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 139 (8): 1042-1052.

Yu, Y. and Rowe, R.K. (2013) "Effect of grain size on service life of MSW landfill drainage systems", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 50(1): 1-14

Rowe, R.K. and Yu, Y. (2012) "Clogging of finger drain systems in MSW landfills", Waste Management, 23: 2342-2352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2012.07.018 )

Yu, Y. and Rowe, R.K. (2012) "Complete solutions for porosity and specific surface of a uniform porous medium with attached film", ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 138(4): 436-445.

Yu, Y. and Rowe, R.K. (2012) "Modelling leachate-induced clogging of porous media", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 49(8): 877-890.

Cooke, A.J. and Rowe, R.K. (2008) “2-D Modelling of Clogging in Landfill Leachate Collection Systems”, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 45(10): 1393-1409.

El-Zein, A. and Rowe, R.K. (2008). “Impact on groundwater of concurrent leakage and diffusion of DCM through geomembranes in landfill liners,” Geosynthetics International, 15(1): 55-71.

Cooke, A.J., Rowe, R.K., Van Gulck, J.F. and Rittmann, B.E. (2005) “Application of the BioClog model for landfill leachate clogging of gravel-packed columnsCanadian Geotechnical Journal, 42 (6): 1600-1614.

Cooke, A.J., Rowe, R.K. and Rittmann, B.E. (2005) “Modelling species fate and porous media effects for landfill leachate flow”, Canadian Geotechnical Journal 42 (4):1116-1132.

Cooke, A.J., Rowe, R.K., Rittmann, B.E., Van Gulck, J. and Millward, S. (2001) "Evaluating the relationship between biofilm growth and mineral precipitation in column experiments conducted using synthetic leachate" ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering 127(10): 849-856.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1998). "Modelling impacts due to multiple landfill cells and clogging of leachate collection systems", Canadian Geotechnical Journal Vol 35, No. 1, pp 1-14.

Rowe, R.K., and Nadarajah, P. (1997). "An analytical method for predicting the velocity field beneath landfills", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 34, No. 2, pp. 264-282.

Rowe, R.K., and Fraser, M.J. (1996). "Waste disposal facility site selection and design considerations", Geosciences Canada, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 1-8.

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Nadarajah, P., and Rowe, R.K. (1996). "A simplified multilayered flow model for use in landfill design", Computers and Geotechnics, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 245-266.

Markle, J.M., Rowe, R.K., and Novakowski, K.S. (1995). "A model for the constant-head pumping test conducted in vertically fractured media", International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 19, No. 7, pp. 457-474.

Franz, T.J., and Rowe, R.K. (1993). "Simulation of contaminant transport at a landfill site using models", International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 17, No. 7, pp. 435-455.

Smith, D.W., Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1993). "Decontamination of a polluted aquifer using an interception/sorption trench: dispersion-advection analysis with linear hereditary sorption", Computers & Geotechnics, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 163-186.

Smith, D.W., Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1993). "The analysis of pollutant migration through soil with linear hereditary time dependent sorption", International Journal for Analytical and Numerical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 255-274.

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San, K.W.E., and Rowe, R.K. (1993). "Effect of sand lenses on groundwater flow and contaminant migration", International Journal for Analytical and Numerical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 217-242.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1991). "Pollutant migration through a liner underlain by fractured soil", Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE, pp. 1902-1919.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1991). "Modelling of 2D contaminant migration in a layered and fractured zone beneath landfills". Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 338-352.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1990). "Contaminant migration through fractured till into an underlying aquifer", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp. 484-495.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1990). "Contaminant migration in a regular two or three dimensional fracture network: Reactive contaminants", International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 14, pp. 401-425.

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Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1989). "A semi-analytic model for contaminant migration in a regular two or three dimensional fracture network: Conservative contaminants", International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 13, pp. 531-550.

Rowe, R.K. (1988). "Contaminant migration through groundwater: The role of modelling in the design of barriers", Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 778-798.

Booker, J.R., and Rowe, R.K. (1987). "One dimensional advective- dispersive transport into a deep layer having a variable surface concentration", International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 131-142.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1986). "A finite layer technique for calculating three dimensional pollutant migration in soil", Geotechnique, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 205-214.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1985). "2D pollutant migration in soils of finite depth," Canadian Geotechnical Journal, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 429-436.

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Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1985). "1 D pollutant migration in soils of finite depth", Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 111, GT4, pp. 479-499.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1984). "The analysis of pollutant migration in a non homogeneous soil", Geotechnique, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 601-612.

Conference Papers (Full papers including Keynote Papers)

El-Zein, A. and Rowe, R.K. (2008). Parametric study of the effect on groundwater quality of leakage of benzene and toluene through composite liners, Euro-Geo 2008, Edinburgh, UK.

Rowe, R.K. and Arnepalli, D. (2008) Modelling the effects of aging of geomembranes on contaminant transport and the long-term performance of landfill composite liners, Theme lecture, 12th International Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), Goa, India, 2334-2344.

Rowe, R.K. and Arnepalli, D. (2008) The effects of landfill temperature on the contaminant transport through a composite liner, 12th International Conference of International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), Goa, India, 2398-2404.

Rowe, R.K., and Cooke, A.J. (2001) "Modelling of Biologically Induced Clogging of Granular Material" 10th International Conference on Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, Tucson, U.S.A., January, Theme Lecture, 1: 749-755.

Cooke, A.J., Rowe, R.K., Rittmann, B.E. (2000) “Modelling of Clogging of Landfill Drainage Systems”, 6th Canadian Environmental Engineering Conference, London, June, pp. 74-81.

Demirekler, E., Ünlü, K., Rowe, R.K., and Armstrong, M.D. (2000) "Modeling Leachate Quality from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills - Effect of Landfill Development", 6th Canadian Environmental Engineering Conference, London, June, pp. 7-14.

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Demirekler, E., Rowe, R.K., and Ünlü, K. (1999). "Modelling leachate production from municipal solid waste landfills", Proceedings of 7th International Landfill Symposium, S. Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Sardinia, October, II, pp. 17-24.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1997). "Recent advances in modelling contaminant impact due to clogging", Keynote Lecture, 9th International Conference of the Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, Wuhan, China, November, Vol. 1, pp. 43-56.

Rowe, R.K., Cooke, A.J., Rittmann, B.E. and Fleming, I.R. (1997). "Some considerations in numerical modelling of leachate collection system clogging", Lead Lecture, 6th International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics, Montreal, July, pp. 277-282.

Rowe, R.K., and Weaver, T.R. (1997). "Contaminant transport in groundwater", Keynote Lecture, Proceedings of the First Australian-New Zealand Conference on Environmental Geotechnics, Melbourne, November, pp. 97-114.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1997). "Recent advances in modelling contaminant impact due to clogging", Keynote Lecture, 9th International Conference of the Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, Wuhan, China, November, Vol. 1, pp. 43-56.

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Rowe, R.K., and Nadarajah, P. (1996). "Effect of temporal fluctuation of leachate concentration in landfills", Proceedings Second International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics, Osaka, November 1996, pp. 305-310.

Rowe, R.K., and Nadarajah, P. (1996). "Verification tests for contaminant transport codes", Subsurface Fluid-Flow (Ground-water and Vadose Zone) Modelling, ASTM STP 1288, J.D. Ritchey and J.O. Rumbaugh, eds., pp. 173-186.

Rowe, R., and Nadarajah, P. (1995). "Transport modelling under transient flow conditions", Proc. Fifth International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics, NUMOG V, Davos, Switzerland, pp. 337-342.

Rowe, R.K., and Fraser, M.J. (1995). "Effect of uncertainty in the assessment of the potential impact of waste disposal facilities", Proc. ASCE Specialty Conference, New Orleans, pp. 270-284.

Smith, D.W., Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1992). "Contaminant transport and non-equilibrium sorption", Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Numerical Methods in Geomechanics, Swansea, pp. 509-518.

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Rowe, R.K., and Sawicki, D. (1992). "The modelling of a natural diffusion profile and the implications for landfill design", Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Numerical Methods in Geomechanics, Swansea, August, pp. 481-489.

Rowe, R.K. (1991). "Movement of pollutants through clayey soil", Keynote Lecture, ACADS Seminar on Modelling of Contaminant Migration, Melbourne, Australia, April, pp. 1-34.

Rowe, R.K. (1991). "Environmental Geotechnology: Some pertinent considerations", Keynote Lecture - 7th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics, Cairns, Vol. 1, pp. 35-48.

Rowe, R.K. (1989). "Movement of pollutants through clayey soil", Proceedings of 37th Annual Geotechnical Conference, Minnesota Section ASCE, St. Paul, U.S.A., March, pp. 1-34.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1989). "Analysis of contaminant transport through fractured rock at an Ontario landfill", Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Numerical Methods in Geomechanics, Niagara Falls, pp. 383-390.

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Rowe, R.K., Booker, J.R., and Hammoud, A. (1989). "The effect of multi-directional matrix diffusion on contaminant transport through fractured media", Proceedings of the International Symposium on Contaminant Transport in Groundwater, Stuttgart, April, pp. 259-266.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1989). "Diffusion controlled contaminant transport in landfill clay liner systems", Computer and Physical Modelling, Ed. A.S. Balasubramanian et al., Balkema, pp. 509-520.

Hammoud, A.M., and Rowe, R.K. (1988). "Microcomputers and contaminant migration prediction", Proceedings of 41st Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Waterloo, Ont., pp. 134-143.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1988). "Modelling of contaminant movement through fractured or jointed media with parallel fractures", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Geomechanics, Innsbruck, April, pp. 855-862.

Rowe, R.K. (1987). "Pollutant transport through barriers", Proceedings of ASCE Specialty Conference, Geotechnical Practice for Waste Disposal '87, Ann Arbor, June, pp. 159-181.

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Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1987). "New theoretical models for waste disposal sites with clay liners", Environmental Geotechnics and Problematic Soils and Rocks, Ed. A.S. Balasubramanian, Balkema, pp. 409-419.

Quigley, R.M., and Rowe, R.K. (1986). "Leachate migration through clay below a domestic waste landfill, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada: chemical interpretation and modelling philosophies", Hazardous and Industrial Solid Waste Testing and Disposal: Sixth Volume, ASTM STP 933, pp. 93-103.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1986). "Calculating contaminant migration in groundwater using microcomputers", Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Numerical Models in Geomechanics, Ghent, pp. 595-603.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1985). "Pollutant transport through clayey soils and underlying aquifers", Proceedings of the 21st Congress of the International Association for Hydraulic Research, Melbourne, Vol. 1, pp. 159-164.

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Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1985). "The analysis of multiple-contaminant migration through clayey soils", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Geomechanics, Nagoya, Vol. 1, pp. 581-588.

Rowe, R.K., Caers, C.J., Booker, J.R., and Crooks, V.E. (1985). "Pollutant migration through clayey soils", Proceedings of the XI International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, San Francisco, Vol. 3, pp. 1293-1298.

Rowe, R.K., and Booker, J.R. (1984). "A novel technique for the analysis of 1 D pollutant migration", Proceedings of the International Conference on Numerical Methods for Transient and Coupled Problems, Venice, pp. 699-709.

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