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Bibliography on the Occurrence and Intrusion of Saltwater in Aquifers along the Atlantic Coast of the United States

By Paul M. Barlow and Emily C. Wild

Open-File Report 02-235


Freshwater aquifers along the Atlantic coast of the United States are vulnerable to the intrusion of saltwater from saline waters that bound the aquifers along their seaward margins. Incidences of saltwater intrusion have been documented along the Atlantic coast for more than 100 years. This report provides a bibliography of published literature relating to the occurrence and intrusion of saltwater along the Atlantic coast of the United States, including all of the coastal States from Maine to Florida (including the coast of Florida along the Gulf of Mexico). The bibliography contains 549 references that date from 1896 to 2001. The bibliography contains references to books, journal articles, and government and other technical reports and maps that could be readily obtained through a scientific library. Conference papers and abstracts, unpublished manuscripts, publications in press, newspaper articles, consulting reports, and reports prepared by local or regional water companies or water districts are omitted from the bibliography.




Purpose and Scope




Regional Studies








New Jersey

New York

North Carolina

Rhode Island

South Carolina


References Cited


1. Map showing selected areas along the Atlantic coast where saltwater has intruded into freshwater aquifers


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The report citation, in USGS format, is as follows:


Barlow, P.M., and Wild, E.C., Bibliography on the Occurrence and Intrusion of Saltwater in Aquifers along the Atlantic Coast of the United States: U.S. Geological Survey, 35 pages.

U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
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