Covers the basic principles of vadose zone hydrology.
Philosophical and Regulatory Considerations Is Our Ground-Water Monitoring Strategy Illogical? Stephen J. Cullen, John H. Kramer, Lorne G. Everett, and Lawrence A. Eccles EPA's Approach to Vadose Zone Monitoring at RCRA Facilities, Neal D. Durant and Vernon B. Myers Vadose Zone Hydrogeology in the United States Vadose Zone Hydrogeology in the United States, Stanley N. Davis Basic Vadose Zone Hydrological Processes: Transport and Storage of Water and Solutes Water and Solute Transport and Storage, Peter J. Wierenga Preferential Flow in Structured and Sandy Soils: Consequences for Modeling and Monitoring, Tammo S. Steenhuis, J.-Yves Parlange, and Sunnie A. Aburime Basic Contaminant Fate and Transport Processes in the Vadose Zone Basic Contaminant Fate and Transport Processes in the Vadose Zone - Inorganics, Donald D. Runnells Sorption and Transport of Organic Chemicals, Mark L. Brusseau Biotransformation of Organic Compounds, R.M. Miller Fate and Transport of Microorganisms in the Vadose Zone, David K. Powelson and Charles P. Gerba Preliminary Monitoring-Related Activities Understanding the Geologic Framework of the Vadose Zone and Its Effect on Storage and Transmission of Fluids, John H. Kramer and Barry Keller Estimating the Storage Capacity of the Vadose Zone, Stephen J. Cullen and Lorne G. Everett Estimating the Ability of the Vadose Zone to Transmit Liquids, Herman Bouwer Tension Infiltrometers for the Measurement of Vadose Zone Hydraulic Properties, A.A. Hussen and A.W. Warrick Estimating the Transport and Fate of Contaminants in the Vadose Zone Based on Physical and Chemical Properties of the Vadose Zone and Chemicals of Interest, Mark L. Brasseau and L.G. Wilson Laboratory Studies on Air Permeability, David S. Springer, Stephen J. Cullen, and Lorne G. Everett Modeling Modeling Contaminant Transport in the Vadose Zone: Perspective on State of the Art, Graham E. Fogg, D.R. Nielsen, and D. Shibberu Review of Vadose Zone Flow and Transport Models, John H. Kramer and Stephen J. Cullen Indirect Methods for Detecting Contaminant Movement Vadose Zone Monitoring with the Neutron Moisture Probe, John H. Kramer, Stephen J. Cullen, and Lorne G. Everett Discussion of "Vadose Zone Monitoring with the Neutron Moisture Probe," Michael A. Williams Tensiometry, T.-C. Jim Yeh and Amado Guzman-Guzman Energy-Related Methods: Psychrometers, Todd C. Rasmussen and Shirlee C. Rhodes Electric and Dielectric Methods for Monitoring Soil-Water Content, Ian White and S.J. Zegelin Applying Electrical Resistance Blocks for Unsaturated Zone Monitoring at Arid Sites, Joseph P. Hayes and David C. Tight Direct Methods for Sampling Chemical and Microbial Pollutants in Unsaturated Regions of the Vadose Zone A Compendium of Soil Samplers for the Vadose Zone, D.W. Dorrance, L.G. Wilson, L.G. Everett, and S.J. Cullen Soil Sampling for Volatile Organic Compounds, Timothy E. Lewis and L.G. Wilson In Situ Pore-Liquid Sampling in the Vadose Zone, L.G. Wilson, D.W. Dorrance, W.R. Bond, L.G. Everett, and S.J. Cullen Case Studies of Vadose Zone Monitoring and Sampling Using Porous Suction Cup Samplers, William R. Bond Special Problems in Sampling Fractured Consolidated Media, Daniel D. Evans and Todd C. Rasmussen Soil Gas Sampling, William L. Ullom Case Studies of Soil Gas Sampling, Kirk A. Thomson Direct Methods for Sampling Chemical and Microbial Pollutants in Saturated Regions of the Vadose Zone In Situ Pore-Liquid Sampling in Saturated Regions of the Vadose Zone, L.G. Wilson and D.W. Dorrance Sampling from Macropores with Free-Drainage Samplers, L.G. Wilson and D.W. Dorrance Long-Term Use of Glass Brick Lysimeters and Ceramic Porous Cups to Monitor Soil-Pore Water Quality in a Nonhazardous Waste Land Treatment, Case Study, Janick F. Artiola and Wayne Crawley Field Evaluation of Wick and Gravity Pan Samplers, Tammo S. Steenhuis, Jan Boll, Eric Jolles, and John S. Selker Monitoring Perched Ground Water in Arid Lands, K.D. Schmidt Emerging Technologies Emerging Technologies for Detecting and Measuring Contaminants in the Vadose Zone, Eric N. Koglin, Edward J. Poziomek, and Mark L. Kram Glossary of Acronyms Chapter References List of Contributors Index