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Hydrogeologic, water-quality, and land-use data for the reconnaissance of herbicides and nitrate in near-surface aquifers of the Midcontinental United States, 1991

Open-File Report 93-114

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Abstract

Water samples were collected during the spring and summer of 1991 from 303 wells penetrating near-surface unconsolidated and bedrock aquifers of the midcontinental United States. Samples were analyzed for 11 herbicides, 2 dealkylated atrazine metabolites, and 4 nutrients. Specific conductance, pH, and dissolved-oxygen concentrations of the ground water were measured onsite. Ancillary data on well construction, hydrogeology, and land use also were obtained for each well.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Hydrogeologic, water-quality, and land-use data for the reconnaissance of herbicides and nitrate in near-surface aquifers of the Midcontinental United States, 1991
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
93-114
Year Published:
1993
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Iowa City, IA
Contributing office(s):
Iowa Water Science Center
Description:
iv, 61 p.: ill., map; 28 cm.
Country:
United States
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N