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Main Title LNAPL distribution and hydrocarbon vapor transport in the capillary fringe /
Author Ostendorf, D. W. ; Moyer, E. E. ; Richards, R. J. ; Hinlein, E. S. ; Xie, Y.
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Ostendorf, David W.
CORP Author Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. Environmental Engineering Program.;Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Lab., Ada, OK.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Robert S. Kerr Environmental Research Laboratory,
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA/600-R-92-247; EPA-R-816821
Stock Number PB93-157550
OCLC Number 29562201
Subjects Hazardous wastes
Additional Subjects Aviation gasoline ; Hydrocarbons ; Soils ; Sampling ; Liquid wastes ; Spatial distribution ; Vapors ; Plumes ; Concentration(Composition) ; Capillary water ; Venting ; Flow rate ; Degradation ; Microorganisms ; Gasoline spills ; Traverse City(Michigan) ; NAPL(Nonaqueous phase liquid)
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EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-R-92-247 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/17/2011
EJBD  EPA/600-R-92-247 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/28/2014
EKBD  EPA-600/R-92-247 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 06/11/2004
ELBD  EPA 600-R-92-247 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/14/1997
EMBD  EPA/600/R-92/247 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 02/03/1995
ERAD  EPA 600/R-92-247 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 11/20/2012
ESAD  EPA 600-R-92-247 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB93-157550 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation xvii, 122 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Vertical distributions of water and light nonaqueous phase liquid (LNAPL) from a well documented aviation gasoline spill at the US Coast Guard Air Station in Traverse City, Michigan were measured. Two field sampling methods for the determination of LNAPL content were presented. Existing models for the free and residual LNAPL profiles described the data with calibrated error standard deviations ranging from 14 to 23% in magnitude. A field trapping protocol was also developed with sample ports fabricated in the intact core sleeves as part of the trapping method, which yielded total hydrocarbon concentration data consistent with independent data from a tubing cluster. The evaporation of 2,2,4 trimethylpentane and 2,2,5 trimethylhexane vapors from the LNAPL was measured in the laboratory under diffusive and advective conditions to simulate soil venting and sparging. The data and theory suggested that lower soil venting or sparging flow rates were in principle as effective as higher rates in stripping gasoline vapors from contaminated soils. The biodegradation of hydrocarbon vapors in soil microcosms obtained aseptically from the site was also documented.
"December 1992." Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-120). "EPA/600/R-92/247." "Project No. CR-816821."