Toxic Substances Hydrology Program
http://toxics.usgs.gov/

United States Geological Survey


The Toxic Substances Hydrology Program of the USGS performs research to improve characterization and management of contaminated sites,to protect human and environmental health, and to reduce potential future contamination problems. This site features fact sheets, reports, publications, and highlights of research findings and investigations. Topics include soil and groundwater remediation, agricultural chemicals, and hard rock mining wastes.

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Cutting Edge

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Contaminant hydrology, Geoscience:Hydrology, Hydrology:Ground Water:Water quality/chemistry , Geoscience:Geology:Environmental Geology, Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Geology, Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Mineralogy
Geochemistry Applications: Environmental Geochemistry
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes
Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere, Groundwater:Water quality/chemistry, Human Dimensions/Resources, Solid Earth:Mineralogy:Environmental Mineralogy, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Groundwater:Contaminant hydrology