Contaminants in Complex Hydrogeologic Settings - NAWC 2018 Archive

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Long-Term Field Research at former Naval Air Warfare Center (NAWC), West Trenton, New Jersey

Current information related to research at the NAWC site is available here.

USGS scientists described the scientific understanding, practical technology, and latest research related to characterization, monitoring, and remediation of contaminated groundwater at a USGS / EPA Fractured Rock Workshop. The two-day workshop was hosted by EPA Region 3 (Philadelphia) on May 24-25, 2017. Project scientists covered topics including:

  • Characterizing the Fate, Transport, and Remediation of DNAPLs in Fractured Rock Aquifers
  • Introduction to Geophysical Methods for Fractured Rock
  • Borehole Geophysics for Fractured Rock
  • Profiling Transmissivity and Contamination in Fractures Intersecting Boreholes
  • Overview of Sampling Methods for Bedrock Monitoring Wells and Aquifers
  • Characterizing Contaminant Mass in the Rock Matrix
  • Groundwater Flow over Larger Volumes of Rock - Cross-Hole Hydraulic Testing
  • Designing Tracer Tests for Site Characterization and Decision Support at Sites of Groundwater Contamination
  • Role of Numerical Modeling in Remedy Selection and Remedial Performance Evaluation
  • Case Study: Bioaugmentation at a Fractured Rock Site - Naval Air Warfare Center, NJ

See also EPA/USGS Fractured-Rock Remediation Technical Assistance brochure.

 

USGS scientists updated research progress through presentations at the Fourth International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies, May 22-25, 2017, in Miami.

USGS and EPA hosted a Fractured Rock Workshop for EPA Region 1 Remedial Project Managers in Boston, November 17-18, 2015.
USGS presentations included:

  • Characterizing the Fate, Transport, and Remediation of DNAPLs in Fractured Rock Aquifers
  • Introduction to Geophysical Methods for Fractured Rock
  • Characterizing Contaminant Mass in the Rock Matrix
  • Profiling Transmissivity and Contamination in Fractures Intersecting Boreholes
  • Overview of Sampling Methods for Bedrock Monitoring Wells and Aquifers
  • Groundwater Flow over Larger Volumes of Rock: Cross-Hole Hydraulic Testing
  • Designing Tracer Tests for Site Characterization and Decision Support at Sites of Groundwater Contamination
  • Role of Numerical Modeling in Remedy Selection and Remedial Performance Evaluation
  • Bioaugmentation at a Fractured Rock Site: Naval Air Warfare Center, NJ
  • USGS Geophysical Research in Contaminated Fractured Rocks
  • USGS Hydraulic and Biogeochemical Research in Contaminated Fractured Rocks

 

USGS scientists updated research progress through several presentations at the 2015 Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting, November 1-4, in Baltimore. Project scientists Claire Tiedeman and Michelle Lorah, along with Rutgers Prof. Lee Slater, co-chaired the Contaminant Transport, Fate, and Remediation in Fractured Rocks topical session.

USGS scientists updated research progress through several presentations at the National Groundwater Association (NGWA) Conference on Groundwater in Fractured Rock, September 28-29, 2015 in Burlington, Vermont. Project scientist Paul Hsieh presented the conference keynote address: "Flow and Transport in Fractured Rocks — Retrospective and Look Ahead."

Project scientist Dan Goode and others presented research results on fine-scale delineation of contaminants by rock-core sampling at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Section, Geological Society of America on March 23, 2014, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Results of a 5-year bioaugmentation remediation experiment and other research were presented at the NGWA Conference on Groundwater in Fractured Rock and Sediments, September 23-24, 2013, in Burlington, Vermont

USGS scientists updated research progress through 8 presentations at the National Groundwater Association (NGWA) Focus Conference on Fractured Rock and Eastern Groundwater Regional Issues, September 26-27, 2011 in Burlington, Vermont. Project scientist Carole Johnson, USGS Office of Groundwater, Branch of Geophysics (OGW BG), was the keynote speaker for the conference.

Allen Shapiro co-convened the session “Strategies for Groundwater Remediation in Fractured Bedrock and Low-Permeability Formations” at the 7th International Conference on Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, May 24-27, 2010 in Monterey, California.

USGS hosted scientists from EPA HQ, Regions 1-4 and from State environmental agencies from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland on 25 September 2008 for a one-day workshop at the USGS NJ Water Science Center. More information is available here.
See also EPA/USGS Fractured-Rock Remediation Technical Assistance brochure.

USGS Fact Sheet 2007-3074 "Contamination in fractured-rock aquifers; research at the former Naval Air Warfare Center, West Trenton, New Jersey" is available at https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/fs20073074.

Project scientists presented research results at the SERDP "Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium & Workshop" in Washington, D.C., December 4-6, 2007. USGS presentations included:

  • Kinetics of DCE and VC Mineralization Under Anoxic Conditions -- Paul Bradley
  • First Things First--Investigating DNAPL Contaminated Fractured Rock Aquifers -- Pierre Lacombe
  • Characterizing Spatial Heterogeneity in Fractured Rock to Evaluate Mass Removal of TCE, DCE, and Vinyl Chloride at the Naval Air Warfare Center, West Trenton, NJ -- Allen Shapiro

 

The project hosted a "Workshop on Fate, Transport, and Remediation of Chlorinated Solvents in Fractured Sedimentary Rocks at the Former Naval Air Warfare Center, West Trenton, New Jersey" on Wednesday, 26 September 2007, at the 2007 NGWA/U.S. EPA, Fractured Rock Conference -- State of the Science and Measuring Success in Remediation, in Portland, Maine. View more details on this and other USGS research at the conference.

Allen Shapiro presented a poster on "Distribution, Transport, and Biodegradation of TCE, DCE, and Vinyl Chloride in Fractured Sedimentary Rocks at the Naval Air Warfare Center, West Trenton, New Jersey" at the SERDP/ESTCP Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium & Workshop, Washington, D.C., November 28-30, 2006.

The project hosted a Field Trip "Geologic, Hydrogeologic, and Biogeochemical Controls on Natural and Enhanced Degradation of Industrial Solvents in Fractured Rocks" on Thursday, 26 October 2006, at the 2006 National Meeting of the Geological Society of America, in Philadelphia. 

Allen Shapiro and Frank Chapelle convened a session on Physical, Chemical, and Biological Controls on Remediation of Chlorinated Solvents in Fractured Rock, at the 2006 Meeting of the Geological Society of America. 

Preliminary results of rock core sampling for TCE and other VOC's were presented at the National Ground Water Association's Conference on Eastern Regional Ground Water Issues, 18-19 September 2006, in Portland, Maine.

 

Archived bibliography of reports by others related to the NAWC site, 1983-2000:

2000

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.,  2000a-February, Final, Decision document for ground water at the Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, Trenton, New Jersey: Berkeley Heights, N.J., EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., about 50 pages.

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 2000 February, Final, Focused feasibility study for groundwater at the Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, Trenton, New Jersey: Iselin, N.J., EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., about 400 pages.

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.,  2000c-February, Draft, Ground water remedial action summary report March 1998-August 1999, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Trenton, New Jersey: Iselin, N.J., EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., about 300 pages.

U.S. Navy, 2000-August, operating properly and successfully demonstration, Naval Air Warfare Center Trenton, N.J.: Lester, Pa., U.S. Navy, Northern Division, about 2000 pages.  

1999

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1999 April, Draft Storm Sewer Infiltration Study Work Plan for Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: Berkeley Heights N.J., EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.,

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1999 April, Draft focused feasibility study work plan for additional well Installations at Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: Berkeley Heights N.J., EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1999 April, Summary Report for October 1998 quarterly ground water sampling event at Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., Berkeley Heights N.J.

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1999 April, Summary Report for February 1999 Quarterly ground water sampling event at Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., Berkeley Heights N.J.

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1999 June, Draft work plan for additional ecological sampling at Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., Berkeley Heights N.J.

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1999 July, Summary Report for May 1999 quarterly ground water sampling event at Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., Berkeley Heights N.J.

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1999 July, Final Site wide EBS Phase II investigation for Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: Berkeley Heights N.J., EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.,

1998

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1998 February, First-year monitoring plan for, Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., Berkeley Heights N.J., about n pages. Draft report

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1998 April, Installation Restoration Program Site1 Sourde Sampling Report for Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., Berkeley Heights N.J., Draft report

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1998 July, Summary Report for May 1998 Quarterly Ground water sampling event at Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., Berkeley Heights N.J.

1997

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1997 August, Ground water sampling Report fo the Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., Berkeley Heights N.J., about n pages.

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1997 September, Focused feasibility study field work Report for the Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., Berkeley Heights N.J.

1996

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1996 February, Draft Report 5, Site 1 Interim action well monitoring at Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: Berkeley Heights N.J., EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1996 July, 1995 Aquifer test report for Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: Berkeley Heights N.J., EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., about 100 pages.

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1996 July, Site 1 Focused feasibility study work plan  for Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: Berkeley Heights N.J., EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.

1995

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1995 May, Final Report 1, 2 , 3, and 4, Site 1 Interim action well monitoring at Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: Berkeley Heights N.J.: EA Engineering, Science, and Technology Inc., about 100 pages.

EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., 1995 December, Off Base Residential well sampling Report for  Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: Berkeley Heights N.J.: EA Engineering, Science, and Technology Inc.

Haliburton NUS, 1995 May Storm Sewer System Evaluation and Repair for Naval Air Warfare Center, New Jersey

1994

International Technology Corporation, 1994-November, Remedial investigation report installation restoration program, Naval Air Warfare Center, Trenton, New Jersey: Edison, N.J., International Technology Corp., 6 volumes.

1989

International Technology Corporation 1989, final site inspection Report Naval Air Propulsion Center Navy Assessment and Control of installation Pollutants Program Naval Air Propulsion Center Trenton, New Jersey

International Technology Corporation, 1989 Plan of Action POA for investigations of Ethylene Glycol Spill Area between Buildings 41 and 43 Naval Air Propulsion Center, Trenton, New Jersey

1983

Hall, N., 1983, Final Master plan NAPC Trenton Department of the Navy Northern Division Naval Facilities Engineering Command Philadelphia Pennsylvania