Soar through an alluvial plane -- view what’s underground the 2,200 acres by visiting the Cool Science section of the Web site.
A geographic information system is a system for management, analysis, and display of geographic knowledge, which is represented through maps.
Geologic cross-sections are diagrams in which geologic formations and other geologic information are shown in a vertical section.
The lead scientist in charge of the clean-up effort – Dr. Ranajit Sahu – is a certified environmental manager (CEM) in the state of Nevada, a quality environmental planner as defined by the Institute of Professional Environmental Practice (IPEP), and has been an adjunct professor at UCLA and USC.
A monitoring well is used to obtain water quality samples and measure groundwater levels.