An Assessment of soil-gas measurement technologies project summary by Harry E. Rector

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Air and Energy Engineering Research Laboratory in Research Triangle Park, NC .

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Subjects:

  • Soil chemistry.,
  • Radon measures.

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Other titlesAssessment of soil gas measurement technologies.
StatementHarry E. Rector.
ContributionsAir and Energy Engineering Research Laboratory.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
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Source Identification and Spatial Variability Assessment— Passive soil gas sampling can be an effective method to identify contaminant source areas in the vadose zone and delineate the extent of contamination.

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