USGS Toxic Substances Hydrology Program, 2010

Fact Sheet 2010-3011



The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Toxic Substances Hydrology Program adapts research priorities to address the most important contamination issues facing the Nation and to identify new threats to environmental health. The Program investigates two major types of contamination problems:

* Subsurface Point-Source Contamination, and

* Watershed and Regional Contamination.

Research objectives include developing remediation methods that use natural processes, characterizing and remediating contaminant plumes in fractured-rock aquifers, identifying new environmental contaminants, characterizing new and understudied pesticides in common pesticide-use settings, explaining mercury methylation and bioaccumulation, and developing approaches for remediating watersheds affected by active and historic mining.

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title USGS Toxic Substances Hydrology Program, 2010
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2010-3011
DOI 10.3133/fs20103011
Year Published 2010
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s) Toxic Substances Hydrology Program
Description 4 p.
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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