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Downstream view of Pinal Creek, Ariz.
Downstream view of Pinal Creek, Arizona, where a tracer solution was injected into the stream during a tracer test. Water-quality sampling crews can be seen in the distance -- from the Tracer Tests Photo Gallery


The Toxics Program supports the development of knowledge and methods for the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data related to fundamental questions about contamination in the hydrologic cycle. What is the significance of these activities in relation to the field investigations?

Microbial Geochemistry



Contaminant Geophysics


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