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Demonstration-Site Development and Phytoremediation Processes Associated With Trichloroethene (TCE) in Ground Water, Naval Air Station-Joint Reserve Base Carswell Field, Fort Worth, Texas

By Sachin D. Shah and Christopher L. Braun

U.S. Geological Survey
Fact Sheet 2004–3087


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Contents

Site Development

Processes Associated With Phytoremediation and the Methods Used to Quantify Their Contributions

Transpiration and Phytocontainment (Hydraulic Control)

Phytostimulation of Microbial Degradation

Phytodegradation

Phytovolatilization

Phytostabilization

Interim Findings

References

Figures

1–2.  
Maps showing:
 
1.  
Extent of trichloroethene (TCE) plume in the alluvial aquifer, AFP4 and NAS–JRB, Fort Worth, Texas, fall 2002, and location of phytoremediation demonstration site, NAS–JRB
 
2.  
Location of cottonwood plantations and monitor wells at phytoremediation demonstration site, NAS–JRB, Fort Worth, Texas
3.  
 Processes associated with phytoremediation




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