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Methods

Field and laboratory environmental measurement methods

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Toxic Substances Hydrology Program develops field methods to measure a wide range of environmental properties, and develops approaches and protocols used to assess or characterize contamination.

The Program also develops laboratory analytical methods to measure a wide variety of chemicals in environmental media.

The BAT3 was used at USGS's Leetown Science Center, WV, to investigate the Center's ground-water supplies. USGS and U.S. Department of Agriculture facilities at the Center depend on water from fractured bedrock
The BAT3 was used at USGS's Leetown Science Center, WV, to investigate the Center's ground-water supplies. USGS and U.S. Department of Agriculture facilities at the Center depend on water from fractured bedrock -- from the BAT3 Photo Gallery/afs/.usgs.gov/www/toxics/htdocs/photo_gallery/benthic_flux.html -- from the Benthic Flux of Dissolved Metals Photo Gallery

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