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A Reference Guide: Use of Airborne, Surface and Borehole Geophysical Techniques at Contaiminated Sites September 1991


This document is a single source tool for reviewing the many and varied geophysical techniques that can be used for characterization, screening, and remediation efforts at contaminated sites. To explore the spectrum of available techniques when preparing or reviewing a project is a monumental task, requiring the use of a library of references. The document will serve regional and state staff, the private sector, and educators in considering the selection of geophysical techniques at a contaminated site. The descriptions of each technique are concise and brief, some accompanied by diagrams. The document gives good coverage to the available methods, including which methods are appropriate for certain circumstances. The document contains references to literature demonstrating the use of the technique for given purposes.

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