The Shiprock Uranium-mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Site
Bernadette Tsosie, Steven C. Semken, Bruce Harrison 1997 New Mexico Geological Society v48 p279-281

This article in the New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook discusses a uranium mill tailings site in Shiprock, New Mexico and its effect on the local environment. The site, located on a high terrace adjacent to the San Juan River, has been the focus of a Department of Energy remediation program. This article provides information about the floodplain and its stratigraphy, hydrology, conductivity and the relationships between hydrology and conductivity.


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Subject: Environmental Science:Mineral Resources:Mining, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Contaminant hydrology, Environmental Science:Waste:Radioactive Waste, Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Journal Article
Health Topics: Radionuclides, Waterborne Transport Processes
Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Groundwater:Contaminant hydrology