Accession Number:

ADA439974

Title:

Volatile Organic Compound Data From Three Karst Springs in Middle Tennessee, February 2000 to May 2001

Descriptive Note:

Open file rept.

Corporate Author:

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

2003-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

77.0

Abstract:

The U.S. Geological Survey USGS in cooperation with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Division of Superfund collected discharge rainfall continuous water-quality temperature dissolved oxygen specific conductance and pH and volatile organic compound VOC data fixing three karst springs in Middle Tennessee fixing February 2000 to May 2001. Continuous monitoring data indicated that each spring responds differently to storms. Water quality and discharge at Wilson Spring which is located in the Central Basin karst region of Tennessee changed rapidly after rain- fall. Water quality and discharge also varied at Cascade Spring however, changes did not occur as frequently or as quickly as changes at Wilson Spring. Water quality and discharge at Big Spring at Rutledge Falls changed little in response to storms. Cascade Spring and Big Spring at Rutledge Falls are located in similar hydrogeologic settings on the escarpment of the Highland Rim.

Subject Categories:

  • Organic Chemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE