Crustal Geophysics and Geochemistry Science Center

Toxics Geophysics Project

Products

Products are listed according to site:

Site Name
Norman, OK Municipal Landfill
Bemidji, MN Pipeline Spill Research Site
Armargosa Desert Research Site (ADRS)
Related Project Publications

Norman, OK Municipal Landfill

Abstracts

  • Cozzarelli, I.M., Christenson, S.C., Norvell, J.S., Lucius, J.E., Bisdorf, R.J., Eganhouse, R.P., Reilly, T.E., Suflita, J.M., Harris, S.H., Ulrich, G., and Puls, R.W., 1996, Biogeochemical and geohydrologic processes in a landfill-impacted alluvial aquifer, Norman, Oklahoma: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 1996 Spring Meeting, v. 77, no. 17, April 23, 1996 supplement, p. s132.
  • Hasbrouck, W.P., Lucius, J.E., and Powers, M.H., 1998, Seismic refraction investigations: Geological Society of America Abtracts with Programs, Vol. 30, no. 3, No. 9667.
  • Lucius, J.E. and Bisdorf, R.J., 1999, Extent of the contaminant plume: Geological Society of America Abtracts with Programs, v. 30, no. 3, No. 9666.

Reports

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Bemidji, MN Pipeline Spill Research Site

Posters

  • Lucius, J.E., 1999, GPR investigations at the Bemidji research site, in Modreski, P.J., 1999, Abstracts of the 11th annual U.S. Geological Survey, Central Region, 1999 Poster Review: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-321, p. 15.

Presentations

  • Burton, B.L., Olhoeft, G.R., Powers, M.H., 2004, Frequency Spectral Analysis of GPR Data over a Crude Oil Spill, in Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, 21-24 June, 2004, Delft, The Netherlands: Delft University of Technology, pp. 267-270.
  • Lucius, J.E., 2000, Detectability of crude oil in the subsurface near Bemidji, Minnesota, using ground penetrating radar, in Powers, M.H., Ibrahim, A-B., and Cramer, L. eds., Symposium on the Applications of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP 2000), February 20 - 24, 2000, Arlington, VA, U.S.A., pp. 311-319.

Reports

Other Products Delivered

  • Burton, B.L., 2004, Attenuation Analysis of Ground Penetrating Radar Data Acquired Over a Crude Oil Spill: Colorado School of Mines Master of Science Thesis, 176 p.

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Armargosa Desert Research Site (ADRS)

Abstracts

  • Stonestrom, D.A, Abraham, J.D., Lucius, J.E., and Prudic, D.E., 2003, Focused subsurface flow in the Amargosa Desert characterized by direct-current resistivity profiling: Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, vol. 84, F660

Reports

  • Abraham, J.D. and Lucius, J.E., 2004, Direct current resistivity profiling to study distribution of water in the unsaturated zone near the Amargosa Desert Research Site, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1319, 16 p.
  • Bisdorf, R.J., 2002, Schlumberger Soundings at the Amargosa Desert Research Site, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-0140, 65 p.
  • Lucius, J.E., Abraham, J.D., and Burton, B.L., 2008, Resistivity profiling for mapping gravel layers that may control contaminant migration at the Amargosa Desert Research Site, Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5091, 30 p.

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Related Publications

Abstracts

Presentations

  • Lucius, J.E. and Olhoeft, G.R., 1993, Statistical Analysis of Field-Scale Subsurface Heterogeneity at the Princeton, Minnesota, Management Systems Evaluation Area using Ground Penetrating Radar, in Agricultural Research to Protect Water Quality, Proceedings of the Conference, February 21-24, 1993, Minneapolis, MN, sponsored by Soil and Water Conservation Society, pp. 355-358.
  • Lucius, J.E. and Powers, M.H., 1997, Multi-Frequency GPR Surveys, in, Proceedings of the Symposium on the Application of Geophysics to Engineering and Environmental Problems (SAGEEP '97), March 23 - 26, 1997, Reno, NV, U.S.A., pp. 355-364.

Reports

  • Brown, P.J., 2005, An IDL application to convert XYZ positioning and line traverse referenced dc inversion data to a georeferenced resistivity profile, U.S. Geological Survey Methods and Techniques Series, in press.
  • Burton, B.L., Olhoeft, G.R., Powers, M.H., 2004, Frequency Spectral Analysis of GPR Data over a Crude Oil Spill, in Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, 21-24 June, 2004, Delft, The Netherlands: Delft University of Technology, pp. 267-270.
  • Lucius, J.E., Langer, W.H., and Ellefsen, K.J., 2007, An introduction to using surface geophysics to characterize sand and gravel deposits: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1310, 33 p. [Some data and methods developed in Toxics Geophysics were included (Bemidji is located on very sandy glacial outwash).]
  • Lucius, J.E. and Olhoeft, G.R., 1993, Geophysical Investigations of Heterogeneity and Scale at the Princeton, Minn. Management Systems Evaluation Area, in Morganwalp, D.W. and Aronson, D.A., eds., U.S. Geological Survey Toxic Substances Hydrology Program--Proceedings of the Technical Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO, September 20-24, 1993: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4015, pp. 581-589.
  • Lucius, J.E., Olhoeft, G.R., Hill, P.L. and Duke, S.K., 1992, Properties and hazards of 108 selected substances - 1992 edition: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-527, 554 p. [The selected substances in this report (and 5-year effort) are the most commonly found at toxic-waste sites, such as municipal landfills (Norman) and toxic waste storage facilities (Amargosa).]
  • Lucius, J.E. and Powers, M.H., 2002, GPR Data Processing Computer Software for the PC: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-166, 101 p. [This software was developed when the primary geophysical method used at Toxics sites was GPR (Bemidji).]
  • Olhoeft, G.R, Lucius, J.E. and Bochicchio, R.M., 1988, Scales of length and connectivity from ground penetrating radar data, U.S. Geological Survey Toxic Substances Hydrology Program -- Proceedings of the Technical Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, September 26-30, 1988: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 88-4220, p. 555.
  • Olhoeft, G.R. and Lucius, J.E., 1990, Deriving length scales, correlations and statistics of soil structure from ground penetrating radar data, in J.E. Lucius, G.R. Olhoeft and S.K. Duke, eds., Third International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar - Abstracts of the technical meeting: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-414, p. 52.

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