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Geophysical Log Database for the Mississippi Embayment Regional Aquifer Study (MERAS)

Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5192

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Abstract

The Mississippi Embayment Regional Aquifer Study (MERAS) is an investigation of ground-water availability and sustainability within the Mississippi embayment as part of the U.S. Geological Survey Ground-Water Resources Program. The MERAS area consists of approximately 70,000 square miles and encompasses parts of eight states including Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee. More than 2,600 geophysical logs of test holes and wells within the MERAS area were compiled into a database and were used to develop a digital hydrogeologic framework from land surface to the top of the Midway Group of upper Paleocene age. The purpose of this report is to document, present, and summarize the geophysical log database, as well as to preserve the geophysical logs in a digital image format for online access.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Geophysical Log Database for the Mississippi Embayment Regional Aquifer Study (MERAS)
Series title:
Scientific Investigations Report
Series number:
2008-5192
Edition:
Version 1.0
Year Published:
2008
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
Groundwater Resources Program
Description:
Report: iii, 9 p.; Downloads Directory
Online Only (Y/N):
Y
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
Y