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Geophysical logging data from the Mills Gap Road area near Asheville, North Carolina

Data Series 538

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Abstract

In September 2009, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) was requested to assist the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 Superfund Section in the development of a conceptual groundwater flow model in the area of the Mills Gap Road contaminant investigation near Asheville, North Carolina (Site ID A4P5) through an Interagency Grant and work authorization IAD DW number 14946085. The USGS approach included the application of established and state-of-the-science borehole geophysical tools and methods used to delineate and characterize fracture zones in the regolith-fractured bedrock groundwater system. Borehole geophysical logs were collected in eight wells in the Mills Gap Road project area from January through June 2010. These subsurface data were compared to local surface geologic mapping data collected by the North Carolina Geological Survey (NCGS) from January through May 2010.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Geophysical logging data from the Mills Gap Road area near Asheville, North Carolina
Series title:
Data Series
Series number:
538
Year Published:
2011
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
North Carolina Water Science Center
Description:
iv, 49 p.
Country:
United States
State:
North Carolina
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
N