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Nonvolatile dissolved organic carbon and diesel range organics concentrations measured in 2016 at the USGS crude oil study site near Bemidji, Minnesota, USA

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Bekins, B.A. and Cozzarelli, I.M., 2017, Nonvolatile dissolved organic carbon and diesel range organics concentrations measured in 2016 at the USGS crude oil study site near Bemidji, Minnesota, USA: U. S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7CN733T.

Summary

The Bemidji crude oil spill site is a long-term USGS study site to understand the fate of crude oil in the shallow subsurface. A description of the site can be found at https://mn.water.usgs.gov/projects/bemidji. In 2014 concentrations of non-volatile dissolved organic carbon (NVDOC) were three times higher than diesel range organics (DRO) in the contaminant plume*. This is important because most of the NVDOC in the plume is composed of partial transformation products of compounds from the crude oil that are not reflected in a DRO analysis. In 2016 we conducted a campaign to determine if DRO values continue to reflect only a fraction of the NVDOC. These data are the results of that campaign. A total of 25 wells were sampled for DRO [...]

Contacts

Originator :
Isabelle M Cozzarelli, Barbara A Bekins
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources
SDC Data Owner :
California Water Science Center

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Purpose

These data were collected to compare concentrations of nonvolatile dissolved organic carbon (NVDOC) to diesel range organics (DRO) in the same wells. The data are being released for use in public guidance documents.

Communities

  • National Crude Oil Spill Fate and Natural Attenuation Research Site
  • USGS Data Release Products

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/F7CN733T

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