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A Civil Action part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Poignant book about the contamination of Woburn municipal wells G and H and the lawsuit alleging that the prolonged consumption of the contaminated groundwater by W.R. Grace and Beatrice Foods led to ...
Topics: Federal Trial, Legal System, Woburn:Water Supply, Health/Cancer Studies, Wells, Pollution Sources
Childhood leukemia in Woburn, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
An important report by the investigators at the Massachusetts Department of Health documenting the frequency of childhood leukemias in Woburn compared to other nearby cities and areas.
Topics: Woburn:Water Supply, Health/Cancer Studies
Water resources and aquifer yields in the Charles River basin part of SERC Print Resource Collection
A regional U.S. Geological Survey report and data pertaining to the glacial aquifers in the Charles River basin, including the Aberjona River area in Woburn.
Topics: Woburn:Water Supply, Hydrogeology
Galileo's Revenge - Junk Science in the Courtroom part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Lengthy opinions describing the weaknesses of the American legal system, especially the use of expert witnesses that are not experts. Interesting reading.
Topics: Federal Trial, Legal System:Expert Testimony
History of toxic metal discharge to surface waters of the Aberjona watershed part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Interesting article concerning the movement of toxic heavy metals within waters in the Aberjona River basin.
Topics: Pollution Sources, Woburn:Wells G and H Superfund Site, Hydrogeology
Pollution survey of the Aberjona River, 1921 to 1922 part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Detailed photographic survey with annotated captions of pollution sources along the Aberjona River. Pictures include tanneries, piggeries, chemical manufacturers, and conditions of the riverbed and ...
Topics: Pollution Sources, Woburn:Water Supply, Hydrogeology, :Field Data
Groundwater transport of arsenic and chromium at a historical tannery, Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S.A. part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Professional article regarding the geochemistry of arsenic and chromium transport at an historic tannery in the Aberjona River watershed.
Topics: Pollution Sources, Woburn:Water Supply, Health/Cancer Studies, Hydrogeology:Field Data
Woburn's water supply: clean and safe part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Informational pamphlet describing Woburn's current water supply system, sources of public water, and a summary of the chemical analyses of those waters.
Topics: Woburn:City, Water Supply, Wells
Contamination of Orangetown: a mock trial and site investigation part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Professional journal article describing the presentation and pedagogy behind using a mock trial as a means to teach groundwater science and the legal system to hydrology students. The lead author is ...
Topics: Mock Trial
Verification, validation, and confirmation of numerical models in earth sciences part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Philosophic discussion of the use, misuse, and misunderstanding of modeling terms that lend credibility to models and results. Very interesting article with wonderful insight and suggestions.
Topics: Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling, Legal System, People:Experts