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Methods for determination of inorganic substances in water and fluvial sediments

Techniques of Water-Resource Investigation 05-A1

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Abstract

Chapter Al of the manual contains methods used by the U.S. Geological Survey to collect, preserve, and analyze water samples for their content of dissolved minerals and gases. Among the topics discussed are selection of sampling sites, frequency of sampling, sampling equipment, sample preservation, laboratory equipment and instrumental techniques, accuracy and precision of analysis, and reporting of results. Seventy-six analytical procedures are given for determining 55 water properties. Listed below are the water properties for which analytical pro- cedures are given, and the principal procedure for the determination of each.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Methods for determination of inorganic substances in water and fluvial sediments
Series title:
Techniques of Water-Resource Investigation
Series number:
05-A1
Edition:
2nd Edition
Year Published:
1979
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Government Printing Office
Contributing office(s):
Idaho Water Science Center
Description:
vii, 160 p.
Number of Pages:
170
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
N