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Main Title Monitoring of a controlled DNAPL spill using a prototype dielectric logging tool /
Author Brown, Philip J., ; Brown, P. J. ; Mazzella, A. T. ; Wright, D. L.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Mazzella, Aldo T.
Wright, David L.
CORP Author Geological Survey, Denver, CO. ;Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, NV. National Exposure Research Lab.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development,
Year Published 2006
Report Number EPA/600/R-06/092
Stock Number PB2007-101961
OCLC Number 298337499
Additional Subjects Ground water monitoring ; Hazardous materials ; Organic solvents ; Data collection ; Data reduction ; Numerical modeling ; Remedial action ; Sampling ; Volatile matter ; Waste management ; Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid (DNAPL) ; Dielectric logging tools ; Physical dielectric logging ; Physical dielectric interpretation
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ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-R-06-092 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
NTIS  PB2007-101961 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation xvi, 30 pages : illustrations, charts ; 28 cm
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) utilized its prototype dielectric logging tool to monitor a controlled Dense Non-Aqueous Phase Liquid (DNAPL) spill into a large tank located at the University of California Richmond Field Station (RFS) containing multiple sand and clayey sand layers. To assist in the interpretation of the logging results, finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) numerical simulations were performed using a model that approximated the physical experiment. Modeling results agree well with the physical results and demonstrate qualitatively how the tool responded to the DNAPL spilled in the tank. Logging results show that the tool successfully monitored DNAPL movement throughout the duration of the experiment and was sensitive to changes in relative DNAPL saturation. Anomalous zones in the data correspond to areas where DNAPL was observed in images recorded by a color borehole video camera. Results presented in this discussion suggest that a quantitative interpretation of the dielectric tool data is possible given necessary system calibration data.
"EPA/600/R-06/092." "September 2006." "" "This research was supported by the United States Geological Survey, Mineral Resources Program, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under interagency agreement DW14937586-01-0"--Page iii. Includes bibliographical references (page 29).