Hydrogeology of thick till deposits in Connecticut

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports Section [distributor] in Hartford, Conn, Denver, CO .

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Statementby Robert L. Melvin ... [et al.] ; prepared in cooperation with the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection
SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 92-43
ContributionsMelvin, Robert L, Connecticut. Dept. of Environmental Protection, Geological Survey (U.S.)
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Paginationiv, 43 leaves
Number of Pages43
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Open LibraryOL14443619M

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HYDROGEOLOGY OF THICK TILL DEPOSITS IN CONNECTICUT By Robert L. Melvin, Byron D. Stone, Janet R. Stone, and Newell J. Trask U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Open-File Report Prepared in cooperation with the CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Hartford, Connecticut Cited by: 4. Hydrogeology of thick till deposits in Connecticut Open-File Report By: Robert L.

Melvin, Byron D. Stone, J. Stone, and N.J. Trask. Get this from a library. Hydrogeology of thick till deposits in Connecticut.

[Robert L Melvin; Connecticut. Department of Environmental Protection.; Geological Survey (U.S.);]. Lewis, R. / OFR and / THE STRATIGRAPHY AND HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES OF TILLS IN SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND HYDROGEOLOGY OF THICK TILL DEPOSITS IN CONNECTICUT, Connecticut SEP Bullepb, pages, - 3 - $ 20 State Geological and Natural History Survey - Bulletins.

inferred to be underlain I ' till deposits greater than 15 feet in thickness. Geolo­ gists and hydrologists of the USGS, in cooperation with the Connecticut Depart­ ment of Environmental Protection, subse­ quently reviewed and summarized information on the hydrogeology of thick till areas in File Size: 2MB.

Five new seismic hazard classifications for Hartford County, Connecticut (CT), were proposed by New England State Geologists (NESG) in an effort to improve the current USGS Seismic Hazard Map.

,Hydrogeology of thick till deposits in Connecticut:U.S. Geological Survey,Open-File Report92– Michel,C.,éguen, Author: Sarah L. Morton, John W. Lane, Margaret A. Thomas, Lanbo Liu. The upper m of till is oxidized and fractured whereas the remainder is unoxidized.

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The presence of these deposits so close to major colleges and universities such as Yale, Harvard, Wesleyan, Amherst, and University of Connecticut provided specimens for study by early luminaries such as Archibald Bruce, Benjamin Silliman, Edward Dana, James Dana, George Brush, Wilbur Foye, and Charles Shepard and more recently David London.

Deposits of this glaciation are exposed in a belt in Morris and Warren counties and lie buried beneath younger glacial deposits east and north of the outcrop belt. They include the Flanders Till, a brown sandy silt till that is much less weathered and eroded than the Port Murray Till, and some sand and gravel deposited in glacial lakes and.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Till deposits from 1 to 14 feet thick underlie the stratified-drift deposits and have estimated horizontal hydraulic conductivities of and feet per day.

The water table in stratified drift is less than 10 feet below land surface during most of the year, and the horizontal hydraulic gradient varies seasonally and areally from to feet per foot.

Fine-grained deposits confine the ground water. Anthropogenic compounds were detected in water sampled from most of the wells, indicating a connection with the land surface. Data were collected from 20 of the monitoring wells to estimate the hydraulic conductivity and.

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Glacial tills in coastal Northumberland deposited by last glaciation (Devensian) ice (c. 25, years B.P.) exhibit a reddened post-depositional weathering profile up to 8 m thick, which has previously been misinterpreted as a separate stratigraphic unit, or ‘Upper Boulder Clay’.Weathering profiles are developed in grey lodgement tills that form an extensive coastal lodgement till plain Cited by: TECHNIQUES OF WATER-RESOURCES INVESTIGATIONS OF THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY The U.S.

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British Geological Survey, 33pp. Lake deposits and glacial till mantle the land surface over much of the area around Devils Lake as well as most of the the Devils Lake Basin.

Pierre Shale underlies the glacial sediments in most of the Devils Lake area. Glaciation and the Landscape. The landscape of the Devils Lake Basin was much different before glaciation than it is today. Each formation is composed of a sequence of deposits, including basal proglacial sediment, till, upper proglacial sediment, and nonglacial sediment.

Each formation is defined primarily on the basis of carbonate content and stratigraphic position of its till, and commonly it is bounded by weathered zones and (or) nonglacial by: Holocene Deposits 16 Hydrogeology 17 Future Work 23 Summary 23 Anomalously thick till (> 30 meters or feet) was encountered in two areas.

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