Lower Potomac Group, Eastern Coastal Plain (12c)

Comments on Geologic Parameters

12c CO2 Solubility Brine: Formation Water Salinity:

Several researchers reported that salinities for the lower Potomac aquifer interval of eastern New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland (Manheim and Horn, 1968; Hansen, 1984; Trapp and others, 1984; Meisler, 1989; Trapp and Horn, 1997; Pope and Gordon, 1999). We combined information presented by Hansen (1984) and Pope and Gordon (1999) for the GIS.

12c Map:


12c Reference:

Hansen, H. J., 1984, Hydrogeologic characteristics of the Waste Gate Formation, a new subsurface unit of the Potomac Group underlying the eastern Delmarva Peninsula: Maryland Geological Survey Information Circular 39, 22 p.

Pope, D. A., and Gordon, A. D., 1999, Simulation of ground-water flow and movement of the freshwater-saltwater interface in the New Jersey coastal plain: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 98-4216, 159 p.

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