Assessment Document:

The Assessment Report of Delaware's Chesapeake Basin is provided on this Compact Disc.  The entire document is available in Adobe Acrobat format (with or without the tables and maps) as are each of the individual sections and maps.   The graphic links allow users to install Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 5.00), browse the CD, or open the PDF files if the Acrobat Reader is already installed.  Click on the open folder icon to browse the document directory.  Click on the text icon to open the Acrobat (PDF) file containing only the text, or click on the text and graphic icon to open the Acrobat (PDF) file containing both the text and the related maps.  For the maps, a graphic icon is available to open an image (JPG) file.

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    Full Document

    Text Only Version

     Text and Maps Version

    Individual Chapters (text only) (text and maps)

        Title Page, Acknowledgements, Contents

        Chapter 1:


        Chapter 2:

                        Section 1 - Geology, Soils, and Sediments

                        Section 2 - Demographics

                        Section 3 - Contaminants Assessment

                        Section 4 - Air Quality

                        Section 5 - Water Resources

                        Section 6 - Wetlands

                        Section 7 - Living Resources

                        Section 8 - Land Use Analysis

        Chapter 3:

                        Major Issues and Associated Recommendations

    Pullouts (11" x 34")

        Tables: (pdf files only)

                        Table 2.1-1 Geologic Properties 

                        Table 2.1-2 hydrogeologic Properties

        Maps: (pdf files) (jpeg images)

                        Map 1.2-1 Chesapeake Basin Watersheds

                        Map 2.1-1 Surficial Geology

                        Map 2.1-2 Subsurface Geology

                        Map 2.1-3 Geologic Cross Section

                        Map 2.1-4 Hydrogeomorphic Regions

                        Map 2.1-5 Ground-Water Recharge Potential

                        Map 2.1-6 Hydric Soils

                        Map 2.1-7 Soil Erodibility

                        Map 2.1-8 Soil Types

                        Map 2.1-9 Septic System Suitability

                        Map 2.2-1 1984 Land Use

                        Map 2.2-2 1992 Land Use

                        Map 2.2-3 1997 Land Use

                        Map 2.2-4 Agricultural Preservation Districts

                        Map 2.2-5 State Investment Areas

                        Map 2.3-1 Known and Potential Nutrient Sources

                        Map 2.3-2 Known and Potential Chemical Sources

                        Map 2.3-3 Known and Potential Chemical Sources - City Details

                        Map 2.4-1 Air Sources

                        Map 2.5-1 Surface-Water Monitoring Locations

                        Map 2.5-2 Total Phosphorus Concentrations and Trends

                        Map 2.5-3 Total Nitrogen Concentrations and Trends

                        Map 2.5-4 Dissolved Oxygen Concentrations and Trends

                        Map 2.5-5 Water Table Elevation

                        Map 2.5-6 Water Resource Protection Areas

                        Map 2.5-7 Ground-Water Monitoring Locations

                        Map 2.5-8 Nitrate Concentrations in Selected Wells

                        Map 2.5-9 Domestic Well Densities

                        Map 2.5-10 Chloride Concentrations in Selected Wells

                        Map 2.5-11 Iron Concentrations in Selected Wells

                        Map 2.5-12 Public Water-Supply Well Locations

                        Map 2.5-13 Industrial Well Densities

                        Map 2.5-14 Irrigation Well Densities

                        Map 2.5-15 Combined Well Densities

                        Map 2.5-16 Maximum Daily Ground-Water Use

                        Map 2.6-1 Wetland Locations

                        Map 2.6-2 Drainage Ditch Areas

                        Map 2.7-1 Living Resources

                        Map 2.8-1 Growth Patterns

                        Map 2.8-2 Recreation Sites

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