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Title: Final technical report; Mercury Release from Organic matter (OM) and OM-Coated Mineral Surfaces

This document is the final technical report for a project designed to address fundamental processes controlling the release of mercury from flood plain soils associated with East Fork Poplar Creek, Tennessee near the U.S. Department of Energy Oak Ridge facility. The report summarizes the activities, findings, presentations, and publications resulting from an award to the U.S. Geological that were part of a larger overall effort including Kathy Nagy (University of Illinois, Chicago, Ill) and Joseph Ryan (University of Colorado, Boulder, CO). The specific charge for the U.S.G.S. portion of the study was to provide analytical support for the larger group effort (Nagy and Ryan), especially with regard to analyses of Hg and dissolved organic matter, and to provide information about the release of mercury from the floodplain soils.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1158922
Report Number(s):
DOE-USGS-01783
DOE Contract Number:
SC0001783
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
George Aiken, U.S. Geological Survey
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES Mercury, Soils, Organic Matter, Fluorescence