Publications—Open-File Report 2007-1081
By David A.V. Eckhardt and J. Alton Anderson
U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1081
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In June and July 2006, geophysical logs were collected and analyzed along with rock-core samples to define the bedrock stratigraphy and flow zones penetrated by four test wells at the Diaz Chemical Superfund site at Holley in eastern Orleans County, New York. The work was completed as a preliminary part of the investigation of contamination by organic compounds in the shale, mudstone, and sandstone bedrock. The geophysical logs included natural-gamma, caliper, borehole image, fluid properties, and flowmeter data. The orientation of fractures in the boreholes was inferred from the log data and summarized in stereo and tadpole plots; the transmissivity and hydraulic head was also determined for fracture zones that were observed to be hydraulically active through the flowmeter logs. The data are intended in part for use in the remediation of the site.
Description of Wells
Description of Logs
Geophysical logs of selected test wells at the Diaz Chemical Superfund site at Holley, N.Y
Eckhardt, D.A. and Anderson, J.A., 2007, Geophysical logs of selected test wells at the Diaz Chemical Superfund Site in Holley, New York: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1081, 15 p
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