Spatial In Situ Delineation of Soil and Groundwater Contamination with Environmental CPT

  • M. Neuhaus


In situ screening and sampling tools are being used for reliable data collection on soil and groundwater contaminated areas. These tools are deployed from Cone Penetrometer (CPT) trucks and give exact simultaneous information about soil strata (tip resistance and friction ratio) and the vertical as well as horizontal distribution of the contamination plume. Maximum depths between 20–30 m bgl. are reached.


Landfill Leachate Cone Penetration Test Cone Penetrometer Contamination Plume Friction Ratio 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Neuhaus
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  1. 1.FUGRO CONSULT GMBHBurgwedelGermany

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