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Main Title Variability of Aquifer Sorption Properties in a Field Experiment on Groundwater Transport of Organic Solutes: Methods and Preliminary Results.
Author Mackay, D. M. ; Ball, W. P. ; Durant, M. G. ;
CORP Author Stanford Univ., CA. Dept. of Civil Engineering.;Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
Year Published 1986
Report Number EPA-R-808851; EPA/600/J-86/055;
Stock Number PB86-201241
Additional Subjects Organic compounds ; Ground water ; Aquifers ; Water pollution ; Adsorption ; Solutes ; Plumes ; Sampling ; Tetrachloroethylene ; Halohydrocarbons ; Depth ; Field tests ; Tables(Data) ; Reprints ; Path of pollutants
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB86-201241 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/21/1988
Collation 16p
Methods to characterize the organic solute sorption distribution coefficient, organic carbon content, and specific surface area of aquifer solids from the site of a field experiment on solute transport in groundwater were refined for application to small subsamples of 10-cm depth increments taken from 5-cm diameter cores. Initial results indicate that the average sorption characteristics of the Borden aquifer do not vary appreciably along the trajectory of the solute plumes. However, the sorption distribution coefficient of tetrachloroethylene varied over nearly an order of magnitude among 10-cm depth increments in one core sample. Preliminary evidence suggests that the sorption distribution coefficients for four halogenated organic solutes vary proportionally among core strata. (Copyright (c) 1986 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V.)