Drugs, herbicides, and numerical simulation

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Drugs, herbicides, and numerical simulation

The Colombian government sprays coca fields with herbicides in an effort to reduce drug production. Spray drifts at the Ecuador-Colombia border became an international issue. We developed a mathematical model for the herbicide aerial spray drift, enabling simulations of the phenomenon.

 

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Mathematical subjects

Numerics and Scientific Computing

Connections to other fields

Chemistry and Earth Science

Author(s)

Peter Benner, Hermann Mena, René Schneider
Senior Editor:
Carla Cederbaum
Junior Editor:
Lea Renner

License

DOI (Digital Object Identifier)

10.14760/SNAP-2014-010-EN

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Mathematical subjects

Algebra and Number Theory
Analysis
Didactics and Education
Discrete Mathematics and Foundations
Geometry and Topology
Numerics and Scientific Computing
Probability Theory and Statistics

Connections to other fields

Chemistry and Earth Science
Computer Science
Engineering and Technology
Finance
Humanities and Social Sciences
Life Science
Physics
Reflections on Mathematics

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