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Part of the significance of Moore's findings is the prospect that groundwater could serve as a source of ocean contamination which could impact marine plants and animals. As a result of his research, scientists will likely undertake studies to specifically measure groundwater pollutants. "I'm raising a flag," says Moore, conceding that much more research is needed to fully understand the impact of groundwater flowing into the sea.

significance = importance                        likely = probably

prospect = possibility                              conceding = admitting

contamination = pollution                        impact = result


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It is possible that some pollution of ocean water may be due to contaminated groundwater.