Accession Number:

AD1022879

Title:

Direct Push Optical Screening Tool for High-Resolution, Real-Time Mapping of Chlorinated Solvent DNAPL Architecture

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Apr 2011,31 Mar 2016

Corporate Author:

Haley and Aldrich Oakland United States

Report Date:

2016-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

222.0

Abstract:

Chlorinated solvents are among the most common organic contaminants detected in groundwater at Department of Defense DoD sites. The sources of these contaminants are often historical releases of dense non-aqueous phase liquids DNAPL. Unfortunately, chlorinated solvent DNAPL source zones are difficult to locate using conventional subsurface characterization technologies. Laser-induced fluorescence LIF tools are currently available for real-time, high-resolution mapping of petroleum hydrocarbon and coal tar-based NAPL source zones. The objective of this project is to demonstrate a new optical screening tool, that extends the LIF technology to chlorinated solvent DNAPLs.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
  • Soil Mechanics
  • Water Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE