Groundwater transport of arsenic and chromium at a historical tannery, Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
A. Davis, J.H. Kempton, A. Nicholson, B. Yare 1994 Applied Geochemistry v. 9, p. 569-582

This article from 'Applied Geochemistry' is an overview of the use and subsequent reduction of arsenic and chromium compounds in the tanning industry. The article also describes the transport of chromium from the Industri-Plex Superfund Site two miles upstream from the Wells G and H Superfund Site in Woburn, MA.





Subject: Education, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Contaminant hydrology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy, Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water quality/chemistry , Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis, Aqueous Solutions, Oxidation/Reduction Reactions
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Activities:Lab Activity, Journal Article, References
Geochemistry Applications: Environmental Geochemistry
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes, Heavy Metals
Topics: Solid Earth:Geochemistry:Geochemical Analysis, Education, Solid Earth:Geochemistry:Aqueous Solutions, Oxidation/Reduction Reactions, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Groundwater:Water quality/chemistry, Contaminant hydrology, Solid Earth:Mineralogy, Woburn, Pollution Sources, HydrogeologyKeywords: Arsenic, chromium, wetlands, sediments, Aberjona River, watershed