This USGS report is an assessment of aquifer sensitivity on the Navajo Nation and ground-water vulnerability to pesticide contamination. The topics include an introduction that covers this project's purpose and scope, geohydrologic setting, and a review of selected, previously used assessment methods. Other topics covered are the methods developed for assessment of the geology, precipitation, soil properties, slope of the land surface, and stream courses of the area, results of assessments of aquifer sensitivity, and the method developed for and results of assessment of ground-water vulnerability. Also embedded in this report are figures, tables and an appendix related to the topics.
Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water supply/water resource evaluation, Water quality/chemistry , Water and society, policy, and management, Geoscience:Geology, Biology Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work Topics: Earth surface, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Groundwater:Water supply/water resource evaluation, Water quality/chemistry, Water and society, policy, and management, BiosphereKeywords: Navaho, Dine, Dineh
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