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Mercury in Groundwater
March 29, 2013 | United States Geological Survey

USGS authors have authored a book chapter titled: “Occurrence and mobility of mercury in groundwater”.

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Arsenic in Groundwater
March 25, 2013 | USGS
USGS authors have authored a book chapter titled: "Arsenic in groundwater: a summary of sources and the biogeochemical and hydrogeologic factors affecting arsenic occurrence and mobility".

Climate Change and the Behavior of Mercury in the Environment
November 6, 2013 | USGS
"Rising global temperatures and changing human actions will significantly affect the behavior and distribution of mercury worldwide, according to a recent article by the U.S. Geological Survey and Harvard University." Quoted from the USGS press release.

Streamflow Depletion by Wells
February 15, 2013 |
"Groundwater and surface-water systems are connected, and groundwater discharge is often a substantial component of the total flow of a stream. Groundwater pumping reduces the amount of groundwater that flows to streams and, in some cases, can draw streamflow into the underlying groundwater system." The United States Geological Survey has published: Streamflow Depletion by Wells—Understanding and Managing the Effects of Groundwater Pumping on Streamflow. Quote from the USGS press release.

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