Hydrogeological characterization of Back Forty area, Albany Research Center, Albany, Oregon

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Radiological surveys were conducted to determine the potential migration of radionuclides from the waste area to the area commonly referred to as the Back Forty, located in the southern portion of the ARC site. The survey results indicated that parts of the Back Forty contain soils contaminated with uranium, thorium, and their associated decay products. A hydrogeologic characterization study was conducted at the Back Forty as part of an effort to more thoroughly assess radionuclide migration in the area. The objectives of the study were: (1) to define the soil characteristics and stratigraphy at the site, (2) to describe the ... continued below

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Tsai, S.Y. & Smith, W.H. December 1, 1983.

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Radiological surveys were conducted to determine the potential migration of radionuclides from the waste area to the area commonly referred to as the Back Forty, located in the southern portion of the ARC site. The survey results indicated that parts of the Back Forty contain soils contaminated with uranium, thorium, and their associated decay products. A hydrogeologic characterization study was conducted at the Back Forty as part of an effort to more thoroughly assess radionuclide migration in the area. The objectives of the study were: (1) to define the soil characteristics and stratigraphy at the site, (2) to describe the general conditions of each geologic unit, and (3) to determine the direction and hydraulic gradient of areal groundwater flow. The site investigation activities included literature review of existing hydrogeological data for the Albany area, onsite borehold drilling, and measurement of groundwater levels. 7 references, 9 figures, 2 tables.

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  • Other: DE84005410
  • Report No.: ANL/ER-TM-83-4
  • Grant Number: W-31-109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/5322341 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5322341
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1064018

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Tsai, S.Y. & Smith, W.H. Hydrogeological characterization of Back Forty area, Albany Research Center, Albany, Oregon, report, December 1, 1983; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1064018/: accessed May 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.