Partitioning dynamics of unsaturated flows in fractured porous media: Laboratory studies and three-dimensional multi-scale smoothed particle hydrodynamics simulations of gravity-driven flow in fractures

Jannes Kordilla1, Lysander Tobias Bresinsky2, Elena Shigorina3, Torsten Noffz3, Marco Dentz4, Martin Sauter2 and Alexandre M Tartakovsky5, (1)Università la Sapienza, Roma, Scienze della Terra, roma, Italy, (2)University of Göttingen, Geosciences Centre, Göttingen, Germany, (3)University of Göttingen, Applied Geosciences, Göttingen, Germany, (4)IDAEA-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain, (5)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, United States