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Main Title Soil-gas and geophysical techniques for detection of subsurface organic contamination /
Author Pitchford, Ann. ; Mazzella, A. T. ; Scarbrough, K. R.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Scarbrough, Kent.
Mazzella, Aldo T.
CORP Author Environmental Monitoring Systems Lab., Las Vegas, NV. ;Lockheed Engineering and Management Services Co., Inc., Las Vegas, NV.;Air Force Engineering and Services Center, Tyndall AFB, FL.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory,
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA/600/4-88/019; RW57931282-01-1; ESL-TR-87-67
Stock Number PB88-208194
OCLC Number 19360032
Subjects Soil pollution
Additional Subjects Military air facilities ; Organic wastes ; Water pollution detection ; Ground water ; Toxic substances ; Water pollution ; Water wells ; Soil analysis ; Sampling ; Water pollution sampling ; Gasoline ; Organic solvents ; Geophysics ; Electromagnetic induction ; Soil mapping
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAD  EPA 600-4-88-019 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 06/30/2015
EJBD  EPA-600-4-88-019 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 08/31/2016
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA-600-4-88-019 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
NTIS  PB88-208194 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation vii, 73 pages ; 28 cm
From 1985 through 1987, the Air Force Engineering and Services Center funded research at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Monitoring Systems Laboratory in Las Vegas, Nevada through an interagency agreement. The agreement provided for investigations of subsurface contamination at Air Force Installation Restoration Program sites. The purpose of these investigations was to demonstrate and evaluate inexpensive and relatively rapid reconnaissance techniques which can detect and map subsurface organic contamination. The information can reduce the number and improve the placement of wells required in an investigation. The methods chosen for demonstrations included active and passive soil-gas sampling and analysis, and the geophysical techniques of electromagnetic induction (EM), and direct current resistivity. Field studies were performed at four Air Force Bases. The active soil-gas sampling technique successfully mapped solvents, gasoline, and JP-4 contamination at the four bases where it was used. The passive soil-gas technique was successful in some cases, but not as successful as the active technique. The geophysical methods were also successful for site characterization.
"EPA/600/4-88/019." "Pre-Issuance Copy December 1987." "May 1988." "Interagency agreement RW57931282-01-1." "Prepared for U.S. Air Force Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida 32403-6001." "Bruce J. Nielsen, Project officer"--Page iii Includes bibliographical references (pages 68-73).