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Ongoing research is focused on the evaluation of groundwater flow and factors influencing the fate and transport of anthropogenic and naturally occurring contaminants in the subsurface.

Research Topics
Arsenic in Drinking Water In Situ Chemical Oxidation
Combined Treatment Technologies In Situ Chemical Reduction
Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations Monitored Natural Attenuation
Dense Nonaqueous-Phase Liquids and Flux-Based Site Remediation Nanotechnology
Fuel Oxygenates Permeable Reactive Barriers
Gas and Vapor Intrusion Thermal Remediation
Underground Storage Tank Research
Scientific Products

Impacts of DNAPL Source Treatment: Experimental and Modeling Assessment of the Benefits of Partial DNAPL Source Removal (EPA/600/R-09/096) September 2009 – Abstract

Control of Subsurface Contaminant Migration by Vertical Engineered Barriers (EPA/600/F-10/017) July 2010

Assessment and Delineation of DNAPL Source Zones at Hazardous Waste Sites – Ground Water Issue (EPA/600/R-09/119) September 2009

Metrics for Nitrate Contamination of Ground Water at CAFO Land Application Sites – Arkansas Dairy Study (EPA/600/R-09/044) June 2009

Metrics for Nitrate Contamination of Ground Water at CAFO Land Application Sites – Iowa Swine Study (EPA/600/R-09/045) June 2009

Flow Contribution and Water Quality With Depth in a Test Hole and Public-Supply Wells: Implications for Arsenic Remediation Through Well Modification, Norman, Oklahoma, 2003–2006 (EPA/600/R-09/036) April 2009

Site Characterization to Support Use of Monitored Natural Attenuation for Remediation of Inorganic Contaminants in Ground Water – Ground Water Issue (EPA/600/R-08/114) November 2008

A Systematic Approach for Evaluation of Capture Zones at Pump-and-Treat Systems – Final Project Report (EPA/600/R-08/003) January 2008

Monitored Natural Attenuation of Inorganic Contaminants in Ground Water – Volume 1, Technical Basis for Assessment (EPA/600/R-07/139) October 2007

Metal Attenuation Processes at Mining Sites – Ground Water Issue (PDF) (13 pp, 476 KB) (EPA/600/R-07/092) September 2007

Effects of Thermal Treatments on the Chemical Reactivity of Trichloroethylene (EPA/600/R-07/091) August 2007

In Situ Chemical Oxidation – Engineering Issue (PDF) (60 pp, 2.56 MB) (EPA/600/R-06/072) August 2006

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