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Environmental Geology of Urban Areas


CONTENTS


PREFACE


PART I ENVIORNMENTAL GEOLOGY OF URBAN AREAS

1. Environmental Geology of Urban Areas
Nicholas Eyles

2. Environmental Geology of a Supercity: The Greater Toronto Area
Nicholas Eyles

3. Living on Ice: Problems of Urban Development in Canada's North
Hugh M. French


PART II URBAN GROUND WATERS: SOURCES OF CONTAMINATION

4. Impacts of Urban Development on Ground Water
Ken W.F. Howard

5. Contaminant Source Audits and Ground-water Quality Assessment
Ken W.F. Howard and Stephen Livingstone

6. Chlorinated Solvents in Urban Ground Waters
Stanley Feenstra

7. Hydrocarbon Fuels in Urban Ground Waters and Soils
Jean-Pierre Francois and Hugh Molyneux

8. Contamination of Urban Ground Water by Road de-icing Chemicals
Ken W.F. Howard and Janet Haynes


PART III URBAN GROUND WATERS: RESOURCE EVALUATION AND PROTECTION

9. The Oak Ridges Moraine of Southern Ontario: A Ground-water Resource at Risk
Ken W.F. Howard, Nicholas Eyles, Philip J. Smart, Joseph I. Boyce, Richard E. Gerber, Sean L. Salvatori and Michael Doughty

10. Ground-water Recharge to the Oak Ridges Moraine
Richard E. Gerber and Ken W.F. Howard

11. Managing Ground-water Resources Using Wellhead Protection Programs
Stephen Livingstone, Thomas Franz and Nilson Guiguer


PART IV SURFACE-WATER CONTAMINATION IN URBAN AREAS

12. Constructed Wetlands for Remediation of Urban Waste Waters
Miron Berezowsky

13. Basic Mine Drainage in the Montauban Area, Quebec
Andree M. Bolduc, Marc R. Lafleche and Lucie Talbot

14. Acid Mine Drainage in the Sudbury Area, Ontario
Nelson Belzile, Douglas Goldsack, Stephanie Maki and Andrew McDonald


PART V URBAN WATERFRONTS

15. Contaminated Sediment in Urban Great Lakes Waterfronts
John P. Coakley and Alena Mudroch

16. Mapping Contaminated Sediment in Hamilton Harbour, Ontario
J. ken Versteeg, William A. Morris and Norman A. Rukavina

17. Environmental Geology of Hamifax Harbour, Nova Scotia
Gordon B.J. Fader and Dale E. Buckley

18. Management of the Scarborough Bluffs Shoreline of Lake Ontario
Robert B. Nairn and Nigel B. Cowie

19. Environmental Geology of the Fraser Delta, Vancouver
Bruce S. Hart and J. Vaughn Barrie


PART VI URBAN WASTE MANAGEMENT

20. Geology and Urban Waste Management in Southern Ontario
Nicholas Eyles and Joseph I. Boyce

21. Waste Disposal in Toronto's Past
Richard Anderson

22. Hydrogeology of the Edmonton Landfill, Alberta
Laurence D. Andriashek, David G. Thomson and Reed Jackson

23. Engineered Waste Disposal Facilities
Kerry Rowe and Michael J. Fraser

24. Leachate from Landfills Along the Niagara Escarpment
Jean Birks and Carolyn H. Eyles

25. Isotopic and Geochemical Characterization of Landfill Methane
Steven Desrocher and Barbara Sherwood Lollar


PART VII CONTAMINATED SUBSTRATES IN URBAN AREAS

26. Contaminant Geochemistry of Urban Sediments and Soils
Kim A. Bolton and Les J. Evans

27. Public Health and Urban Soil Contamination
Monica Campbell, Joan Campbell, Stephen McKenna, Scott MacRitchie and Miriam Diamond


PART VIII URBAN GEOLOGICAL HAZARDS

28. Radon in Urban Environments
Imshun Je

29. Earthquake Hazard in the Greater Toronto Area
Alex A. Mohajer

30. Earthquake Hazard in the Greater Vancouver Area
John J. Clague


PART IX SITE INVESTIGATION, REMEDIATION AND DATA MANAGEMENT

31. Geophysical Techniques in Urban Areas
John E. Scaife

32. Shallow Seismic Reflection Profiling of Waste Disposal Sites
Joseph I. Boyce and Berkant B. Koseoglu

33. Urban Geophysics in the Kitchener-Waterloo Region, Ontario
George W. Schneider, David C. Nobes, Michael A. Lockhard and John P. Greenhouse

34. Site Assessment Using Soil Gas Surveys
Iqbal Noor

35. Ground-water and Soil Remediation Techniques
Paul Beck

36. On-site Ex-Situ Bioremediation of Petroleum-Contaminated Soils
Paul J. Hubley, Andrew W. Panko and Doug W. Boocock

37. Geoscientific Information Systems for Environmental Geology
Nicholas Eyles, Michael Doughty and Derek Mack-Mumford

38. Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing Techniques in Environmental Assessment
Frank M. Kenny


PART X ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT LEGISLATION

39. Environmental Law and Assessment
Carolyn H. Eyles


APPENDIX A: A GEOLOGIC TIMESCALE

APPENDIX B: GLOSSARY

APPENDIX C: UNITS OF MEASUREMENT

INDEX

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