Laboratory studies indicating the potential for bioremediation of high explosives in soil at the Pantex Plant

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Title: Laboratory studies indicating the potential for bioremediation of high explosives in soil at the Pantex Plant
Author: Medlock, Walter N
Abstract: The main purpose of this thesis is to provide information in support ofthe field study . In May of 1998 , eight , 30 -ft wells were constmcted at the field study site to facilitate the gas injection and extraction procedure . The core samples from these wells were preserved and transported to Texas Tech University where they were analyzed with the following objectives in mind : (1 ) delineate the extent of HE contamination at the field study site , (2 ) determine if microbial (metabolic ) activity is present in the soil , (3 ) enumerate the anaerobic microbial population , and (4 ) examine the relationships among HE concentration , metabolic activity , and microbial population .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /17186
Date: 1998-12

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Laboratory studies indicating the potential for bioremediation of high explosives in soil at the Pantex Plant. Master's thesis, Texas Tech University. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /17186 .

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