Problems of Studying Groundwater Contamination with Petroleum Products

  • N. S. Ognianik
  • N. K. Paramonova
  • En. Shpak
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (NAIV, volume 24)


Subsurface contamination with petroleum products (oil) is one of the most important environmental problems. The paper presents two directions in studying the subsurface contamination with oil: 1 — research to assess contaminated sites including searching, observations, exploration, and remediation; 2 — investigations to design objects — potential contamination sources, principal goals of which are to estimate protective properties of the unsaturated zone and to determine the term of starting protective actions.


Porous Medium Groundwater Table Unsaturated Zone Groundwater Vulnerability Initial Water Saturation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. S. Ognianik
    • 1
  • N. K. Paramonova
    • 1
  • En. Shpak
    • 1
  1. 1.The Institute of Geological Sciences of the NAS of Ukraine 55bUkraine

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