Tracers and Tracer Testing: Design, Implementation, Tracer Selection, and Interpretation Methods

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Conducting a successful tracer test requires adhering to a set of steps. The steps include identifying appropriate and achievable test goals, identifying tracers with the appropriate properties, and implementing the test as designed. When these steps are taken correctly, a host of tracer test analysis methods are available to the practitioner. This report discusses the individual steps required for a successful tracer test and presents methods for analysis. The report is an overview of tracer technology; the Suggested Reading section offers references to the specifics of test design and interpretation.

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Shook, G. Michael; L., Shannon & Wylie, Allan January 1, 2004.

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Conducting a successful tracer test requires adhering to a set of steps. The steps include identifying appropriate and achievable test goals, identifying tracers with the appropriate properties, and implementing the test as designed. When these steps are taken correctly, a host of tracer test analysis methods are available to the practitioner. This report discusses the individual steps required for a successful tracer test and presents methods for analysis. The report is an overview of tracer technology; the Suggested Reading section offers references to the specifics of test design and interpretation.

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  • Report No.: INEEL/EXT-03-01466
  • Grant Number: DE-AC07-99ID-13727
  • DOI: 10.2172/910642 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 910642
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc880790

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Shook, G. Michael; L., Shannon & Wylie, Allan. Tracers and Tracer Testing: Design, Implementation, Tracer Selection, and Interpretation Methods, report, January 1, 2004; [Idaho Falls, Idaho]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc880790/: accessed October 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.