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SELECTED REFERENCES AND INTERNAL DOCUMENTS


SELECTED REFERENCES FOR SELECTION OF EQUIPMENT FOR WATER SAMPLING

American Public Health Association, American Water Works Association, and Water Environment Federation, 1992, Standard methods for the examination of water and wastewater (18th ed.): Washington, D.C., American Public Health Association, variously paged.

Bennett, Harry, ed., 1986, Concise chemical and technical dictionary (4th ed.): New York, Chemical Publishing Co., 1,271 p.

Buchanan, T.J., and Somers, W.P., 1969, Discharge measurements at gaging stations: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations, book 3, chap. A8, 65 p.

Busenberg, E., and Plummer, L.N., 1992, Use of chlorofluorocarbons (CCl 3 F and CCl 2 F 2 ) as hydrologic tracers and age-dating tools—Example, the alluvium and terrace system of central Oklahoma: Water Resources Research, v. 28, no. 9, p. 2257-2283.

Capel, P.D., and Larson, S.J., 1996, Evaluation of selected information on splitting devices for water samples: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4141, 103 p.

Capel, P.D., Nacionales, F.C., and Larson, S.J., 1995, Precision of a splitting device for water samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-293, 6 p.

Cole-Parmer Instrument Company, 1984, Pump applications guide, 1984- 1985: Chicago, Cole-Parmer Instrument Company, 144 p.

Corbett, D.M., and others, 1943, Stream-gaging procedure—a manual describing methods and practices of the Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 888, 245 p.

Driscoll, F.G., 1986, Groundwater and wells (2d ed.): St. Paul, Minn., Johnson Filtration Systems, Inc., 1,089 p.

Edwards, T.K., and Glysson, D.G., 1998, Field methods for measurement of fluvial sediment: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations, book 3, chap. C2, 80 p.

Federal Interagency River Basin Committee, Subcommittee on Sedimentation, 1952, The design of improved types of suspended sediment samplers—Inter-Agency Report 6: Minneapolis, Minn., St. Anthony Falls Hydraulics Laboratory, 5 p.

Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project of the Interagency Advisory Committee on Water Data, 1986, Instruments and reports for fluvial sediment investigations: Vicksburg, Miss., U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, [catalog] p. 48-57.

Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project, Catalog: accessed August 8, 1998, at URL http://fisp.wes.army.mil/Catalog%20Index.htm.

Ficken, J.R., 1988, Recent development of downhole water samplers for trace organics, in Collins, A.G., and Johnson, A.I., eds., Ground-water contamination--field methods: Philadelphia, American Society for Testing and Materials Special Technical Publication 963, p. 253-257.

Gibs, Jacob, Brown, G.A., Turner, K.S., MacLeod, C.L., Jelinski, J.C., and Koehnlein, S.A., 1993, Effects of small-scale vertical variations in well-screen inflow rates and concentrations of organic compounds on the collection of representative ground-water-quality samples: Ground Water, v. 31, no. 2, p. 201-208.

Gillham, R.W., 1982, Syringe devices for ground-water sampling: Ground Water Monitoring Review, v. 2., no. 2, p. 36-39.

Hem, J.D., 1985, Study and interpretation of the chemical characteristics of natural water (3d ed.): U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2254, 263 p.

Horowitz, A.J., Demas, C.R., Fitzgerald, K.K., Miller, T.L., and Rickert, D.A., 1994, U.S. Geological Survey protocol for the collection and processing of surface-water samples for the subsequent determination of inorganic constituents in filtered water: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94- 539, 57 p.

Imbrigiotta, T.E., Gibs, Jacob, Fusillo, T.V., Kish, G.R., and Hochreiter, J.J., 1988, Field evaluation of seven sampling devices for purgeable organic compounds in ground water, in Collins, A.G., and Johnson, A.I., eds., Ground-water contamination—field methods: Philadelphia, American Society for Testing and Materials Special Technical Publication 963, p. 258- 273.

Keith, L.H., 1988, Principles of environmental sampling: Washington, D.C., American Chemical Society, ACS Professional Reference Book, 458 p.

Keith, L.H., ed., 1991, Compilation of EPA’s sampling and analysis methods: Chelsea, Mich., Lewis Publishers, 803 p.

Kennedy, V.C., Jenne, E.A., and Burchard, J.M., 1976, Backflushing filters for field processing of water samples prior to trace-element analysis: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 76-126, 12 p.

Koterba, M.T., Wilde, F.D., and Lapham, W.W., 1995, Ground-water data-collection protocols and procedures for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program—Collection and documentation of water-quality samples and related data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-399, 113 p.

Lapham, W.W., Wilde, F.D., and Koterba, M.T., 1995, Ground-water data-collection protocols and procedures for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program—Selection, installation, and documentation of wells, and collection of related data: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95- 398, 69 p.

_____1997, Guidelines and standard procedures for studies of ground-water quality—selection and installation of wells, and supporting documentation: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4233, 110 p.

LeBlanc, D.R., Garabedian, S.P., Hess, K.M., Gelhar, L.W., Quadri, R.D., Stollenwerk, K.G., and Wood, W.W., 1991, Large-scale natural gradient tracer test in sand and gravel, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. 1. Experimental design and observed tracer movement: Water Resources Research, v. 27, no. 5, p. 895-910.

Margaritz, Mordeckai, Wells, Mona, Amiel, A.J., and Ronen, Daniel, 1989, Application of a multi-layer sampler based on the dialysis cell technique for the study of trace metals in groundwater: Applied Geochemistry, v. 4, p. 617-624.

Morrison, R.D., 1983, Ground water monitoring technology—Procedures, equipment and applications: Prairie Du Sac, Wis., TIMCO Manufacturing Inc., 111 p.

Norris, J., 1988, Techniques for sampling surface and industrial waters— Special considerations and choices, in Keith, L.H., ed., Principles of environmental sampling: Washington, D.C., American Chemical Society, p. 247-253.

Ogawa, I., Junk, G.A., and Scev, H.J., 1981, Degradation of aromatic compounds in groundwater, and methods of sample preservation: Talanta, v. 28, p. 725-729.

Plumb, R., Jr., 1981, Procedures for handling and chemical analysis of sediment and water samples: Vicksburg, Miss., U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, Environmental Laboratory, Technical Report EPA/CE-81-1, p. 3-73 to 3-76.

Rantz, S.E, and others, 1982, Measurement and computation of streamflow, volume 1, measurement of stage and discharge: U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 2175, 284 p.

Radtke, D.B., 1985, Sediment sources and transport in Kings Bay and vicinity, Georgia and Florida, July 8-16, 1982: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1347, 120 p.

Radtke, D.B., Buell, G.R., and Perlman, H.A., 1984, Limnological studies of West Point Reservoir, Georgia-Alabama: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Water Quality Management Study Technical Report, COE SAM/PDEE -84/ 004, 527 p.

Sandstrom, M.W., 1995, Filtration of water-sediment samples for the determination of organic compounds: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4105, 13 p.

Sandstrom, M.W., Wydoski, D.S., Schroeder, M.P., Zamboni, J.L., and Foreman, W.T., 1994, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of organonitrogen herbicides in water by solid-phase extraction and capillary-column gas chromatography/mass spectrometry with selected-ion monitoring: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-519, 26 p.

Savillex Corporation, 1994, Teflon PFA, molded products for science and industry: Minnetonka, Minn., Catalog 15, 24 p.

Shelton, L.R., 1997, Field guide for collecting samples for analysis of volatile organic compounds in stream water for the National Nater-Quality Assessment Program: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-401, 14 p.

Shelton, L.R., 1994, Field guide for collecting and processing stream-water samples for the National Water-Quality Assessment program: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-455, 42 p.

Smith, R.L., Harvey, R.W., and LeBlanc, D.R., 1991, Importance of closely spaced vertical sampling in delineating chemical and microbiological gradients in groundwater studies: Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, v. 7, p. 285-300.

Szalona, J.J., 1982, Development of a bag-type suspended-sediment sampler: Minneapolis, Minn., St. Anthony Falls Hydraulics Laboratory, Federal Inter-Agency Sedimentation Project, Report Y, 32 p.

Torstensson, Bengt-Arne, and Petsonk, A.M., 1988, A mermetically isolated sampling method for ground-water investigations, in Collins, A.G., and Johnson, A.I., eds., Ground-water contamination—field methods: Philadelphia, American Society for Testing and Materials Special Technical Publication 963, p. 274-289.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1980, Samplers and sampling procedures for hazardous waste stream: Cincinnati, Ohio, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, EPA 600/ 2-80-018, 70 p.

______1982a, Sampling protocols for collecting surface water, bed sediment, bivalves, and fish for priority pollutant analysis: Washington, D.C., Office of Water Regulations and Standards Monitoring and Data Support Division, EPA 68-01-6195, variously paged. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1982b, Handbook for sampling and sample preservation of water and wastewater: Cincinnati, Ohio, Environment Monitoring and Support Laboratory, EPA 600/4-82-029, 402 p.

______1983, Addendum to handbook for sampling and sample preservation of water and wastewater: Cincinnati, Ohio, Environment Monitoring and Support Laboratory, EPA 600/ 4-82-029, 28 p.

______1987, A compendium of Superfund field operations methods: Washing-ton, DC., Office of Emergency and Remedial Response, EPA 540-P-87/001, 508 p.

______1989, Soil sampling quality assurance user’s guide: Las Vegas, Nev., Environment Monitoring Systems Laboratory, EPA 600/8-89-046, 268 p.

U.S. Geological Survey, 1978, Sediment, chap. 3 in U.S. Geological Survey, National handbook of recommended methods for water-data acquisition: p. 3-1 to 3-100.

______1984, Chemical and physical quality of water and sediment, chap. 5 in U.S. Geological Survey, National handbook of recommended methods for water-data acquisition: p. 5-1 to 5-194.

U.S. Geological Survey, 1992a, Indiana District tests ground-water sampling devices, in WRD Instrument News, Debra Tracey, ed.: Stennis Space Center, Miss., Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility, no. 57, p. 1.

_____1992b, Ground-water sampler testing in a standpipe system, in WRD Instrument News, Debra Tracey, ed.: Stennis Space Center, Miss., Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility, no. 59, p. 6.

Ward, J.R., and Harr, C.A., eds., 1990, Methods for collection and processing of surface-water and bed-material samples for physical and chemical analyses: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-140, 71 p.

Winterstein,T.A., and Stefan, H.G., 1983, Suspended sediment sampling in flowing water, laboratory study of effects of nozzle orientation, withdrawl rate and particle size: Minneapolis, Minn., University of Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Hydraulic Laboratory External Memorandum M-168, 97 p.

Internal Documents

Office of Water Quality, Office of Surface Water, and National Water Quality Laboratory Technical Memorandums are available electronically on the Internet through the USGS Home Page on the World Wide Web. The site address (URL) is http:// water.usgs.gov/lookup/get?techmemo.

 
Water Quality
 
Memo No.
Title
Date

qw78.06

WATER QUALITY: Field filtering of water samples for chemical analysis

April 5, 1978

qw80.17 EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES: New sample splitter for water-quality sample
July 3, 1980
qw92.01
Distilled/Deionized Water for District Operations
December 20, 1991
qw94.02 EQUIPMENT: Discontinuance of field use of mercury liquid-in-glass thermometers
November 22, 1993
qw97.06 Comparison of the suspended-sediment splitting capabilities of the churn and cone splitters
May 5, 1997
 

Surface Water
 
Memo No.
Title
Date
sw94.05 Maximum sampling depths and transit rates for suspended sediment and water-quality samplers
January 31, 1994

National Water Quality Laboratory (NWQL)

Memo No.
Title
Date
92.01 Availability of equipment blank water for inorganic and organic analysis
March 25, 1992



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