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    Current Practices in Ground Water and Vadose Zone Investigations

    Nielsen DM, Sara MN
    Published: 1992

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    28 peer-reviewed papers on:

    • Improving the Quality of Ground-Water Investigations

    • Surface and Borehole Geophysics in Ground-Water Investigations

    • Direct Push Technology in Ground-Water Investigations

    • Ground-Water Monitoring Wall Design and Installation

    • Water-Level Measurement and Ground Water Sampling

    • Determination of Hydraulic Parameters

    • Statistical Evaluation of Ground-Water Data

    Table of Contents

    Realistic Expectations for Ground-Water Investigations in the 1990's

    The Need for Improved Use of Geologic Data in Ground Water Investigations

    A Proposed Strategy for Assessing Compliance with the RCRA Ground-Water Monitoring Regulations

    The Use of Geophysics in the Detection of Buried Toxic Agents at a U.S. Military Installation

    Geophysical Methods Used to Guide Hydrogeological Investigations at an Umtra Site Near Grand Junction, Colorado

    Geoelectrics in Comprehensive Ground Water Contamination Studies

    Vadose Zone Characterization Using Field Permeameters and Instrumentation

    Techniques for Quantifying the Recharge Rate Through Unsaturated Soils

    Evaluation of Four Vadose Zone Probes Used for Leak Detection and Monitoring

    Measurement of Organic Vapor Isotherms on Wet Soils and Aquifer Materials

    Quality Assurance in Soil Gas Surveys: False Positive Acetone Identifications at a Codisposal Site

    Use of Piezometric Cone Penetration Testing with Electrical Conductivity Measurements (CPTU-EC) for the Detection of Hydrocarbon Contamination in Saturated Granular Soils

    Delineation of Lithology and Groundwater Quality in a Complex Fluvial Estuarine Depositional Zone

    Use of Piezometric Cone Penetration Testing and Penetrometer Ground Water Sampling for Volatile Organic Contaminant Plume Detection

    Suggested Guidelines for the Use of PTFE, PVC and Stainless Steel in Samplers and Well Casings

    Methodology for the In-Field Design of Monitoring Wells in Heterogeneous Fine-Grained Formations

    An Effective Monitoring Screen for Fine Sand Aquifers

    Design and Construction of Deep Groundwater Monitoring Wells

    Using Vibration Strip Transducers for Measuring Water Levels in Monitoring Wells

    A Field Investigation of Ground-Water Monitoring Well Purging Techniques

    Deployment and Purging for In Situ Sensors in Monitoring Wells

    A Review of Fiber Optic and Related Technologies for Environmental Sensing Applications

    Measurement of Gas Permeability Through Clay Soils

    A Comparison of Field and Laboratory Measurements of Hydraulic Conductivity

    Measurement of Hydraulic Conductivity in Clay Using Push-In Piezometers

    Assessing the Usability of Historical Water-Quality Data for Current and Future Applications

    An Alternative Data Evaluation Technique for Detecting Disposal Site Leakage Events

    Considerations in Selecting Indicator Parameters for the Statistical Evaluation of Ground-Water Quality

    Committee: D18

    DOI: 10.1520/STP1118-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5182-6

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-1462-3