Water Resources

, Volume 40, Issue 7, pp 767–775 | Cite as

Methods of modeling hydraulic heterogeneity of sedimentary formations

  • V. A. BakshevskayaEmail author
  • S. P. Pozdnyakov
Methodology and Methods of Studies


The approaches and methods now in use for simulating the hydraulic heterogeneity of sedimentary rocks are reviewed, classified, and described. Special attention is paid to the statistical (geostatistical) models, including the most promising hydrofacies simulation methods.


hydraulic heterogeneity stochastic modeling kriging Markov chains hydrofacies flow and transport in porous media 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Water Problems InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia

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