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Photo Gallery of Research at the Massachusetts Military Reservation, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

[Photo of research site]

Research at the Massachusetts Military Reservation, Cape Cod, was conducted in the area known as the "gravel pit." The yellow cables are electrical resistivity cables. Metal pipes indicate location of sampling sites. Boreholes are encased in white PVC casing.

[Photo of USGS and Stanford University researchers]

Denis LeBlanc (USGS, WRD), Steve Gorelick (Stanford University), Kamini Singha (Stanford University), Christopher Uyeda (Stanford University), and Kathy Hess (USGS, WRD) conduct a site visit.

[Photo of scientist pouring water into borehole liner]

Kamini Singha (Stanford University) installs a flexible borehole liner.

[Scientist collects water sample]

Kamini Singha (Stanford University) collects water samples using a multi-level sampler (MLS) to monitor salinity and conductivity values during tracer injection.

[Photo of scientist lowering cable with electrodes into well]

Marcel Belaval (OGW, Branch of Geophysics) lowers electrical resistivity cable into borehole.

[Photo of scientist recording data]

Chris Kochiss (OGW, Branch of Geophysics) monitors conductivity of water samples.

[Photo of scientists working on computer]

Kamini Singha (Stanford University) and Mike Lambert (OGW, Branch of Geophysics), analyze preliminary data in the field.

[Photo of scientists conducting logging]

Kamini Singha (Stanford University) and Mike Lambert (OGW, Branch of Geophysics) conduct electromagnetic induction borehole logging.

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