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Use of geoelectrical methods in groundwater pollution surveys in a coastal environment

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Use of geoelectrical methods in groundwater pollution surveys in a coastal environment; 1994; Article; Journal; Journal of Applied Geophysics; Frohlich, R. K.; Urish, D. W.; Fuller, J.; O'Reilly, M.

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The pollution of coastal aquifers by old landfills can contaminate valuable and scarce water resources in the freshwater lens utilized seasonably by overcrowded communities. The pollutants will ultimately flow into the sea where they may also cause a coastal water pollution problem. We have detected pollution in the freshwater lens from a sanitary landfill near Provincetown, Cape Cod, using the geoelectrical resistivity method. This survey included Schlumberger geoelectrical depth soundings and a horizontal geoelectrical profile using the Wenner configuration. The geoelectrical survey was conducted at a site along Highway 6 where it passes the coastal town of Provincetown and a sanitary landfill that has been in operation since 1954. [...]

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