November 1991. EPA/625/4-91/026
Site characterization of contaminated sites has become an increasingly complex process as a result of rapid developments in (1) methods for observing the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of the subsurface, and (2) methods for remediation of soil and ground water. Consideration of the possible methods that may be used to clean up contaminated soils or ground water early in the site characterization process can ensure that data collected are appropriate and possibly reduce the time it takes to initiate clean-up efforts. This seminar publication provides a comprehensive approach to site characterization for subsurface remediation.
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