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Change in Physical Properties depending on Contaminants and Introduction to Case Studies of Geophysical Surveys Applied to Contaminant Detection

오염원에 따른 오염지역 물성 변화 및 물리탐사 적용 사례 소개

  • Yu, Huieun (Department of Energy and Mineral Resources Engineering, Sejong University) ;
  • Kim, Bitnarae (Department of Energy and Mineral Resources Engineering, Sejong University) ;
  • Song, Seo Young (Department of Energy and Mineral Resources Engineering, Sejong University) ;
  • Cho, Sung Oh (Department of Energy and Mineral Resources Engineering, Sejong University) ;
  • Caesary, Desy (Department of Energy and Mineral Resources Engineering, Sejong University) ;
  • Nam, Myung Jin (Department of Energy and Mineral Resources Engineering, Sejong University)
  • 유희은 (세종대학교 에너지자원공학과) ;
  • 김빛나래 (세종대학교 에너지자원공학과) ;
  • 송서영 (세종대학교 에너지자원공학과) ;
  • 조성오 (세종대학교 에너지자원공학과) ;
  • ;
  • 남명진 (세종대학교 에너지자원공학과)
  • Received : 2019.06.28
  • Accepted : 2019.08.30
  • Published : 2019.08.31

Abstract

Recently, safety and environmental concerns have become major social issues. Especially, a special underground-safety law has been made and enacted to prevent ground subsidence around construction sites. For environmental problems, several researches have started or will start on characterization of contaminated sites, in-situ environmental remediation in subsurface, and monitoring of remediation results. As a part of the researches, geophysical surveys, which have been mainly applied to explore mineral resources, geological features or ground, are used to characterize not only contaminated areas but also fluid flow paths in subsurface environments. As a basic study for the application of geophysical surveys to detect contamination in subsurface, this paper analyzes previous researches to understand changes in geophysical properties of contaminated zones by various contaminants such as leachate, heavy metals, and non-adequate phase liquid (NAPL). Furthermore, this paper briefly introduces how geophysical surveys like direct-current electrical resistivity, induced polarization and ground penetration radar surveys can be applied to detect each contamination, before analyzing case studies of the applications in contaminated areas by NAPL, leachate, heavy metal or nitrogen oxides.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 환경부

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