This collection of 43 short papers is the first published chapter of 'Geological Survey Research 1966.' The papers report on scientific and economic results of current work by members of the Conservation, Geologic, Topographic, and Water Resources Divisions of the U.S. Geological Survey.
Chapter A, to be published later in the year, will present a summary of significant results of work done during fiscal year 1966, together with lists of investigations in progress, reports published, cooperating agencies, and Geological Survey offices.
'Geological Survey Research 1966' is the seventh volume of the annual series Geological Survey Research. The six volumes already published are listed below, with their series designations.
Geological Survey Research 1960-Prof. Paper 400
Geological Survey Research 1961-Prof. Paper 424
Geological Survey Research 1962-Prof. Paper 450
Geological Survey Research 1963-Prof. Paper 475
Geological Survey Research 1964-Prof. Paper 501
Geological Survey Research 1965-Prof. Paper 525