Oak Ridge National Lab

Tour with Phil Jardine, Melaney Mays and Tonia Melhorn



Phil Jardine tells us about the experimental site for hillslope hydrology





Access for the instrumented soil block




Phil Jardine and the class on a hillslope instrumented with tensiometers and lysimeters



Phil and Tonia Melhorn describing the local soils




Trever emerging from the underground weir
 





Underground weir





Justin, Dave and Curtis at the underground weir



Back to daylight

Tonia Melhorn explaining about the waste pits at Oak Ridge. WAG 4 is in the background



Vents mark the surface of WAG 4

Meg records the details





WAG 5 under construction. We were unable to get out of the vans for security reasons


but we got a nice view of how the construction of waste caps


WAG 5





Piezometers and samplers at ORNL research site on the edge of WAG 5

We also toured the Field Research Research Center at Oak Ridge, but we were unable to take photograph because of security regulations. Details of the FRC site are available here.

Arriving home

Reports from Project 2 await me when I return to the office.