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Cover of AGI Guidelines for Ethical Professional Conduct, 2015. Source: AGI
2015, American Geosciences Institute (AGI)

These guidelines address common ethical topics across the geoscience community; the ethics statements of individual societies may expand beyond these guidelines.

Cover of RI79 ; Image credit: Delaware Geological Survey
2015, Delaware Geological Survey (DGS)

This report presents a conceptual model of groundwater flow and the effects of nitrate (NO3-) loading and transort on shallow groundwater quality in a portion of the Indian River watershed, eastern Sussex County, Delaware.

Cover of B21C; Image credit: Delaware Geological Survey
2015, Delaware Geological Survey (DGS)

A rapid infiltration basin system (RIBS) consists of several simple and relatively standard technologies; collection and conveyance of wastewater, treatment, and discharge to an unlined excavated or constructed basin.

Cover of B21B; Image credit: Delaware Geological Survey
2015, Delaware Geological Survey (DGS)

The hydrogeologic framework of Cape Henlopen State Park (CHSP), Delaware was characterized to document the hydrologic effects of treated wastewater disposal on a rapid infiltration basin system (RIBS).

Cover of B21A; Image credit: Delaware Geological Survey
2015, Delaware Geological Survey (DGS)

This technical report evaluates several aspects of potential environmental risks, use, and regulation of rapid infiltration basin systems (RIBS) in Delaware. The report reviews and compares regulations regarding RIBS from Delaware, Florida,North Carolina, New Jersey, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

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