DEQ

Department of Environmental Quality

DGT

Diffusive gradient in thin films

DOC

Dissolved organic carbon


EAE

Environmentally acceptable endpoint

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EPR

Electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy

EqP

Equilibrium partitioning

ESG

Equilibrium partitioning sediment guidelines

EXAFS

X-ray absorption fine structure


FTIR

Fourier transform infrared absorbance


HOC

Hydrophobic organic compound


IEUBK

Integrated Exposure Uptake Biokinetic Model

IR

Infrared absorbance


MCL

Maximum contaminant level

MGP

Manufactured gas plant


NAPL

Nonaqueous phase liquid

NCP

National Contingency Plan

NERL

National Exposure Research Lab

NMR

Nuclear magnetic resonance

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOM

Natural organic matter

NPL

National Priorities List

NRC

National Research Council


PAH

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon

PCB

Polychlorinated biphenyl

PCP

Pentachlorophenol

PCR

Polymerase chain reaction

PRG

Preliminary remediation goal

PTD

Polyethylene tube dialysis


RAF

Relative Absorption Factor

RAGS

Risk Assessment Guidance for Superfund

RCRA

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act



The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement