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Site Assessment and Remediation Handbook




ISBN 9781566705776
Published June 27, 2003 by CRC Press
1160 Pages 600 B/W Illustrations

 
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Completely revised and updated, the Second Edition of Site Assessment and Remediation Handbook provides coverage of new procedures and technologies for an expanded range of site investigations. With over 700 figures, tables, and flow charts, the handbook is a comprehensive resource for engineers, geologists, and hydrologists conducting site investigation, and a one-stop, technical reference for environmental attorneys.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Site Assessments
Introduction to Site Assessments
Scope
Historic Background to Site Assessments
Introduction to Intrinsic Remediation
Innovative Characterization Tools
References

Phase I Investigations
Introduction to Phase I Studies
Site Reconnaissance
Preliminary Conceptual Mode
Phase I General Site Assessment Report
Greenfield Siting
Monitoring System Evaluations
Environmental Audits and Property Acquisition Reviews
Assessment Monitoring Phase I Programs
References

Phase II Investigations
Phase II Components
Topographic Map
Soils
Geologic Mapping
Geophysical Technique
Hydrology
Surrounding Land Use, Water Use, and Water Quality
Field Ecology Surveys
Historical and Archaeological
Methods and Tools of Holocene Fault Investigations
Additional Field Surveys
References

Subsurface Field Investigations
Introduction
Boring Plan
Subsurface Methods
Test Hole Sampling
Determination of the Subsurface Profile
Logging Data From Boreholes
Logging Rock Core for Rod
Borehole Geophysical Logs
Field In Situ Tests for Physical Parameters
Direct Push Cone Penetration Testing
Piezometers
Water Level Measurement
Decommissioning of Boreholes, Piezometers, and Wells
References

Environmental Testing
Introduction
Measuring Saturated Hydraulic Conductivity
Methods for Measuring
Borehole Tests of Field Hydraulic Conductivity
Field Procedures
Laboratory Analyses
References

Fractured Rock Investigations
Introduction
Phase I Assessment - Fractured Rock
Phase II Assessment - Fractured Rock
Geologic Mapping
Surface Geophysics
Boring Plan
Drilling and Logging Core Holes
Down-the-Hole Geophysics
Investigation of Borehole Condition and Geometry
Stereographic Projection in Site Assessments
Well Testing Methods
Multilevel Head Measurements
Laboratory Tests
Geology/Hydrgeologic Conceptual Model
Location and Installment of Monitoring Wells
References

Data Analysis and Interpretation
Introduction
Characterization of Lithology
Aquifer Characteristics
Characteristics of Ground-Water Flow
Hydrogeologic Properties
Aquifer Tests
References

The Conceptual Models
Introduction to Conceptual Models
Regional and Site Geology
Characteristics of the Saturated Zone
Conceptual Geologic Models
Examples of Geologic Conceptual Models
The Flow Net
Flow Net/Conceptual Model
Correlation of Flow Nets and Geologic Structures
Conclusions
References

Monitoring Design
Introduction tp Monitoring Design
Regulatory Concepts in Facility Monitoring
Data Analysis Required for Design
Select Target Monitoring Zones
Locate Background and Down Gradient Wells
Separation of Adjacent Monitoring Programs
Density Control
Fundamental Monitoring Concepts of the Vadose Zone
Example Monitoring Design
Suti Problem on Design of Ground-water Monitoring Systems
References

Assessment Monitoring Design
RCRA Assessment Monitoring Programs
CERCLA Regulations
State Regulations and Assessment Monitoring
Assessment Monitoring Techniques
System Design and Operation
Soil Sampling and Analysis Design
Estimation of Sorption Properties of Soils
Soil-Gas Surveys
Ground-Water Remediation
Risk Assessment for Remedial Projects
References

Water Quality Data
Introduction to Water Quality Data
Baseline Water Quality
Analytic Services Laboratories
MDLs, PQLs, IDLs, EMLRLs
Monitoring Site Water Quality
Comparisons of Water Quality
Statistical Treatment of Water Quality Data
Verification of Exceedance
Editing and Managing Data
The Statistics of Remediation
References

Reporting of Data
Meet with the Consultant
Proposal Content
Documentation
Quality Assurance for Site Assessment Investigations
Reports
Documentation
Professional Liability Control
Conclusions

Monitored Natural Attenuation
Introduction to MNA
Methods
MNA Methods or Decontamination and Control
Reasonable Time Frame
MNA Methods
References

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