Contamination resulting from substances containing any member of a large class of chemical compounds whose molecules contain carbon. Typically caused by surface spills and underground storage tank leakage.
Below is a list of publications related to Organic Contamination. Select a publication number to access more detailed information and their respective files available for download.
- OF 87-712
- Madison, R.J., McElhone, T.J., and Zenone, Chester, 1987, Alaska ground-water quality: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 87-712, 8 p.
- OF 90-39-C
- Carlson, P.R., Reimnitz, Erk, and Grebmeier, J.M., 1990, Bottom sediment along oil spill trajectory in Prince William Sound and along Kenai Peninsula, Alaska; Chapter C, Radionuclide tracer and sediment oxygen uptake rates used to identify potential contamination zones of the Alaskan shelf in response to the Ex: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-39-C, 12 p.
- OF 96-466
- Glass, R.L., 1996, Ground-water conditions and quality in the western part of the Kenai Peninsula, south-central Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-466, 66 p.
- OF 98-198
- McCarthy, K.A., Lilly, M.R., Braddock, J.F., and Hinzman, L.D., 1998, Natural attenuation of chlorinated-hydrocarbon contamination at Fort Wainwright, Alaska; a hydrogeochemical and microbiological investigation work plan: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-198, 49 p.
- SIR 2005-5002
- Dinicola, R.S., Simonds, F.W., and Defawe, Rose, 2004, Monitoring the natural attenuation of petroleum in ground water at the former Naval complex, Operable Unit A, Adak Island, Alaska, May and June 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5002, 52 p.