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Preferred Term:

dense nonaqueous phase liquids

Definition:
A DNAPL is one of a group of organic substances that are relatively insoluble in water and more dense than water. DNAPLs tend to sink vertically through sand and gravel aquifers to the underlying layer.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-core
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Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • dense non-aqueous phase liquids
  • DNAPL (dense nonaqueous phase liquids)
  • DNAPLs (dense nonaqueous phase liquids)
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/32359
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RDF/XMLCreated 2006-01-19, last modified 2015-12-22