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Background concentrations of metals in soils from selected regions in the state of Washington

Kenneth C. Ames

Background concentrations of metals in soils from selected regions in the state of Washington

by Kenneth C. Ames

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, May be purchased from U.S. Geological Survey, Earth Science Information Center, Open-File Reports Section in Tacoma, Wash, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (State)
    • Subjects:
    • Metals -- Environmental aspects -- Washington (State),
    • Soil pollution -- Washington (State),
    • Soil chemistry -- Washington (State)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Kenneth C. Ames and Edmund A. Prych ; prepared in cooperation with state of Washington Department of Ecology.
      SeriesWater-resources investigations report ;, 95-4018
      ContributionsPrych, Edmund A., Geological Survey (U.S.), Washington (State). Dept. of Ecology.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB701 .W375 no. 95-4018
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 103 p. :
      Number of Pages103
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL545713M
      LC Control Number96126035
      OCLC/WorldCa33929879

      United States Environmental Protection Agency Office of Research and Development Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response EPA/// December &EPA Engineering Forum Issue DETERMINATION OF BACKGROUND CONCENTRATIONS OF INORGANICS IN SOILS AND SEDIMENTS AT HAZARDOUS WASTE SITES R. P. Breckenridge1 and A. B. Crockett1 . (Select a county from the map below for information on the county's soil report) The Ohio EPA Division of Environmental Response and Revitalization, Site Investigation Field Unit (DERR-SIFU) is currently sampling surficial soils (less than 4') in several Ohio counties to determine the county specific background metals Size: KB.

      Background Concentrations of Metals in Wetland Soils On and Near the Savannah River Site (U> ECEIV UMCL DOES MOT COKTAiN UNGLASSlFIEB COWROLLED NUCLEAR INFORMATION ADC 8. Westinghouse Savannah River Company Savannah River Site Aiken, SC Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy under contract no. DE-ACSRI Cited by: 3. Assessment of soil heavy metal contamination and remediation needs. European countries have a number of approaches to define risk levels associated with different concentrations of heavy metal in soil (Carlon et al., , Ferguson, ).After investigating the options presented by the various approaches and thresholds applied by them, we chose the standards set in the Finnish Cited by:

      Soils contaminated with hydrocarbons (C 10 –C 50), PAHS, lead and other heavy metals were recently found in the banks of two major rivers in southern al soils are contaminated over a distance of kilometers. Eight sampling sites, including some located in agriculture areas (farm woodlots) have been selected to compare air pollution (aerosol fallout and rainout) and river Cited by: characteristics of soil types on a very local scale; and it is not possible, therefore, to make generalizations of element concentrations in soils for the state as a whole, or even for major geographic regions within the state. For a number of years very intensive geochemical surveys have been an integral part of the regionalFile Size: 2MB.


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[Kenneth C Ames; Edmund A Prych; Geological Survey (U.S.),; Washington (State). Department of Ecology.]. Background Concentrations of Metals in Soils from Selected Regions in the State of Washington By Kenneth C.

Ames and Edmund A. Prych ABSTRACT Soil samples from 60 sites in the State of Washington were collected and analyzed to determine the magnitude and variability of background concentrations of metals in soils of the by: 7.

Background concentrations of metals in soils from selected regions in the state of Washington Author: Kenneth C Ames ; Edmund A Prych ; Geological Survey (U.S.) ; Washington (State).

Author(s) Charles San Juan: Description: This report contains information on the natural background concentrations of metals in surficial soil throughout Washington State.

The objective of this study was to define a range of values that represent the natural concentration of metals in surficial soils throughout Washington.

Concentrations of total organic carbon; of mercury, manganese, phosphorous, lead, selenium, antimony, and zinc as determined by the total method; and of some of these plus other metals as determined by other methods are larger in shallow soil (less than Cited by: 4.

Element Concentrations in Soils and Other Surficial Materials of the Conterminous United States (). Prior to the above report, this was the most cited reference for determining background levels of elements in soils and other surficial materials.

Digital data are on the Mineral Resources Online Spatial Data website. Determination of Background Concentrations of Inorganics in Soils and Sediments at Hazardous Waste Sites The purpose of this paper is to provide RPMs and others investigating hazardous waste sites a summary of the technical issues that need to be considered when determining if a site (i.e., hazardous waste site/area of concern) has elevated.

statewide background conditions. A total of eighty soil samples were collected throughout the state. The soil types selected for sampling included forty-six of the most common soil types in New Jersey. USDA Soil Conservation Service (SCS) personnel aided in the selection of sampling sites and the identification of soil type and texture.

The File Size: KB. SPECIAL NOTE: The following lists key NC Geological Survey NURE reports for North Carolina. Open-file report through Open-file report are companion reports to Bulletin 93 and Bulletin 94; explanations and limitations of the data are included in these reports provide sample location and analyses for each of the ,scale map areas to which they : () Ames, K.C.

and Prych, E.A. () Background Concentrations of Metals in Soils from Selected Regions in the State of Washington. Water-Resources. Site-specific or soil type-specific ambient background concentrations (ABCs) of trace metals in soils are needed for risk assessment.

We investigated three different methods for estimating ABCs in soils using a dataset of soil samples from England and by: Background concentrations of metals in soils from selected regions in the state of Washington / by Kenneth C. Ames and Edmund A.

Prych ; prepared in cooperation with state of Washington Department of Ecology. By Kenneth C. Ames. Abstract. v, : Kenneth C. Ames. DEQ has established background soil concentrations for 16 metals (antimony, arsenic, barium, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead, manganese, mercury, nickel, selenium, silver, thallium, vanadium and zinc) in 10 regions across the state.

These data can be used to: Determine whether the metals are presentFile Size: 1MB. Buy Background concentrations of metals in soils from selected regions in the state of Washington (Water-resources investigations report) by Ames, Kenneth C (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Kenneth C Ames. 3 mg/kg. Total antimony concentrations in United States soils are generally less than 1 ppm (Kabata- Pendias and Pendias, ). This study yielded extractable antimony concentrations that ranged from non-detectable levels to 13 mg/kg, with the higher concentrations being associated with the urban Piedmont Size: KB.

The first comprehensive, scientific database on background concentrations of trace and major elements in California soils has been developed. Background total concentrations of 46 trace and major elements have been determined in 50 benchmark soils selected from throughout the state.

The authors have received numerousFile Size: KB. Statistical Evaluation of Elevated Concentrations of Background Metals in Soils Geosyntec Consultants and North Carolina Department of Transportation Ap Matt Jenny, EIT, Geosyntec Consultants Gordon Box, LG, NCDOT Overview Statistical evaluation to estimate naturally-occurring background concentrations of metals in soilFile Size: 1MB.

Development of Oregon Background Metals Concentrations in Soil • Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) – Western Ochoco National Forest: DOGAMI conducted a stream-sediment sampling program in the western part of the Ochoco National Forest in (Ferns and Brooks, ).

The purpose of the program was to evaluate theFile Size: 1MB. The assessment of background concentrations of heavy metals in soils of the southern regions of the Komi Republic has been performed.

Within the accumulative landscapes, soils are enriched with virtually all the studied heavy metals in comparison with the eluvial landscapes. A database of the content of heavy metals has been developed using GIS technologies, and maps Cited by:.

It consisted of four phases: (1) sample site selection, (2) sample collection and transport, (3) laboratory analysis and data reporting, and (4) data analysis. I. Purpose of the Statewide Survey. The survey was conducted to determine concentration ranges for selected analytes in surface soils of rural New York Size: 1MB.The U.S.

Geological Survey provided the soil sampling data. The data display was prepared by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Revision Date: Arizona State Data. Geogenic Soil Lead Concentrations (mg/kg): (All Data).Evaluation of Background Metals Concentrations in Arizona Soils (Tempe, Arizona: Earth Technology Corporation, ) Collaborating Institutions: State and Local Arizona Documents / Morrison Institute for Public Policy: Additional Formats: MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS.