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Methods for collection and analysis of water samples

Water Supply Paper 1454

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Abstract

This manual contains methods used by the U.S. Geological Survey to collect, preserve, and analyze water samples. Throughout, the emphasis is on obtaining analytical results that accurately describe the chemical composition of the water in situ. Among the topics discussed are selection of sampling sites, frequency of sampling, field equipment, preservatives and fixatives, analytical techniques of water analysis, and instruments. Seventy-seven laboratory and field procedures are given for determining fifty-three water properties.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Methods for collection and analysis of water samples
Series title:
Water Supply Paper
Series number:
1454
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1960
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U. S. Govt. Print. Off.,
Description:
ix, 301 p. :ill. ;24 cm.