Environmental impact assessment of the former Al-Musk Lake wastewater dumpsite using electromagnetic induction technique

Environmental impact assessment of the former Al-Musk Lake wastewater dumpsite using... Earth Syst Environ (2017) 1:10 DOI 10.1007/s41748-017-0010-1 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Environmental impact assessment of the former Al-Musk Lake wastewater dumpsite using electromagnetic induction technique 1 1,2 M. Rashed B. Niyazi Received: 13 April 2017 / Accepted: 27 July 2017 Springer International Publishing AG 2017 Abstract very little in blocking the migration of subsurface con- Objectives An electromagnetic induction (EMI) survey is tamination to the downstream side of the valley. A site that conducted in five selected sites near Al-Musk Lake area to lies 7 km downstream from the dam is evidently affected (1) investigate the effect of this dumpsite on the soil and by migration and accumulation of subsurface contaminant groundwater in the neighborhood of the lake, (2) delineate plume. the vertical and horizontal distribution of the potential contamination, and (3) examine the effectiveness of the Keywords Contamination  Conductivity main dam, constructed to block wastewater from reaching Multi-frequency  EMI  Saudi Arabia the city, in preventing subsurface migration of contamination. Background Al-Musk Lake is a former wastewater 1 Introduction dumpsite in Bani Malik Valley that lies few kilometers to the eastern border of Jeddah City and was drained in 2010. Al-Musk is the Arabic name of an expensive http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Earth Systems and Environment Springer Journals

Environmental impact assessment of the former Al-Musk Lake wastewater dumpsite using electromagnetic induction technique

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Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer International Publishing AG
Subject
Earth Sciences; Earth System Sciences; Monitoring/Environmental Analysis; Geography, general; Environmental Science and Engineering; Climate, general; Climate Change/Climate Change Impacts
ISSN
2509-9426
eISSN
2509-9434
D.O.I.
10.1007/s41748-017-0010-1
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