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PUBLICATIONS ON TECHNIQUES OF WATER-RESOURCES INVESTIGATIONS

The U.S. Geological Survey publishes a series of manuals describing procedures for planning and conducting specialized work in water-resources investigations. The material is grouped under major subject headings called books and is further divided into sections and chapters. For example, Section A of Book 9 (Handbooks for Water-Resources Investigations) pertains to collection of water-quality data. The chapter, which is the unit of publication, is limited to a narrow field of subject matter. This format permits flexibility in revision and publication as the need arises.

The Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations (TWRI) reports listed below are for sale by the U.S. Geological Survey, Branch of Information Services, Box 25286, Federal Center, Denver, CO 80225 (authorized agent of the Superintendent of Documents, Government Printing Office). Prepayment is required. Remittance should be sent by check or money order payable to the U.S. Geological Survey. Prices are not included because they are subject to change. Current prices can be obtained by writing to the above address. When ordering or inquiring about prices for any of these publications, please give the title, book number, chapter number, and “U.S. Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations.” An updated list of TWRI reports can be found by accessing the World Wide Web url: http://water.usgs.gov/lookup/ get?TWRI.

Book 1. Collection of Water Data by Direct Measurement
Section D. Water Quality
1–D1. Water temperature—influential factors, field measurement, and data presentation, by H.H. Stevens, Jr., J.F. Ficke, and G.F. Smoot: USGS—TWRI Book 1, Chapter D1. 1975. 65 pages.
1–D2. Guidelines for collection and field analysis of ground-water samples for selected unstable constituents, by W.W. Wood: USGS—TWRI Book 1, Chapter D2. 1976. 24 pages.

Book 2. Collection of Environmental Data

Section D. Surface Geophysical Methods
2–D1. Application of surface geophysics to ground-water investigations, by A.A.R. Zohdy, G.P. Eaton, and D.R. Mabey: USGS—TWRI Book 2, Chapter D1. 1974. 116 pages.
2–D2. Application of seismic-refraction techniques to hydrologic studies, by F.P. Haeni: USGS—TWRI Book 2, Chapter D2. 1988. 86 pages.

Section E. Subsurface Geophysical Methods
2–E1. Application of borehole geophysics to water-resources investigations, by W.S. Keys and L.M. MacCary: USGS—TWRI Book 2, Chapter E1. 1971. 126 pages.
2–E2. Borehole geophysics applied to ground-water investigations, by W.S. Keys: USGS—TWRI Book 2, Chapter E2. 1990. 50 pages.

Section F. Drilling and Sampling Methods
2–F1. Application of drilling, coring, and sampling techniques to test holes and wells, by Eugene Shuter and W.E. Teasdale: USGS—TWRI Book 2, Chapter F1. 1989. 97 pages.

Book 3. Applications of Hydraulics

Section A. Surface-Water Techniques
3–A1. General field and office procedures for indirect discharge measurements, by M.A. Benson and Tate Dalrymple: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A1. 1967. 30 pages.
3–A2. Measurement of peak discharge by the slope-area method, by Tate Dalrymple and M.A. Benson: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A2. 1967. 12 pages.
3–A3. Measurement of peak discharge at culverts by indirect methods, by G.L. Bodhaine: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A3. 1968. 60 pages.
3–A4. Measurement of peak discharge at width contractions by indirect methods, by H.F. Matthai: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A4. 1967. 44 pages.
3–A5. Measurement of peak discharge at dams by indirect methods, by Harry Hulsing: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A5. 1967. 29 pages.
3–A6. General procedure for gaging streams, by R.W. Carter and Jacob Davidian: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A6. 1968. 13 pages.
3–A7. Stage measurement at gaging stations, by T.J. Buchanan and W.P. Somers: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A7. 1968. 28 pages.
3–A8. Discharge measurements at gaging stations, by T.J. Buchanan and W.P. Somers: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A8. 1969. 65 pages.
3–A9. Measurement of time of travel in streams by dye tracing, by F.A. Kilpatrick and J.F. Wilson, Jr.: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A9. 1989. 27 pages.
3–Al0. Discharge ratings at gaging stations, by E.J. Kennedy: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A10. 1984. 59 pages.
3–A11. Measurement of discharge by the moving-boat method, by G.F. Smoot and C.E. Novak: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A11. 1969. 22 pages.
3–A12. Fluorometric procedures for dye tracing, Revised, by J.F. Wilson, Jr., E.D. Cobb, and F.A. Kilpatrick: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A12. 1986. 34 pages.
3–A13. Computation of continuous records of streamflow, by E.J. Kennedy: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A13. 1983. 53 pages.
3–A14. Use of flumes in measuring discharge, by F.A. Kilpatrick and V.R. Schneider: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A14. 1983. 46 pages.
3–A15. Computation of water-surface profiles in open channels, by Jacob Davidian: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A15. 1984. 48 pages.
3–A16. Measurement of discharge using tracers, by F.A. Kilpatrick and E.D. Cobb: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A16. 1985. 52 pages.
3–A17. Acoustic velocity meter systems, by Antonius Laenen: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A17. 1985. 38 pages.
3–A18. Determination of stream reaeration coefficients by use of tracers, by F.A. Kilpatrick, R.E. Rathbun, Nobuhiro Yotsukura, G.W. Parker, and L.L. DeLong: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A18. 1989. 52 pages.
3–A19. Levels at streamflow gaging stations, by E.J. Kennedy: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A19. 1990. 31 pages.
3–A19. Levels at streamflow gaging stations, by E.J. Kennedy: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A19. 1990. 31 pages.
3–A20. Simulation of soluble waste transport and buildup in surface waters using tracers, by F.A. Kilpatrick: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A20. 1993. 38 pages.
3–A21. Stream-gaging cableways, by C. Russell Wagner: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A21. 1995. 56 pages.

Section B. Ground-Water Techniques
3–B1. Aquifer-test design, observation, and data analysis, by R.W. Stallman: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B1. 1971. 26 pages.
3–B2. Introduction to ground-water hydraulics, a programed text for self-instruction, by G.D. Bennett: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B2. 1976. 172 pages.
3–B3. Type curves for selected problems of flow to wells in confined aquifers, by J.E. Reed: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B3. 1980. 106 pages.
3–B4. Regression modeling of ground-water flow, by R.L. Cooley and R.L. Naff: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B4. 1990. 232 pages. 3–B4.Supplement 1. Regression modeling of ground-water flow— Modifications to the computer code for nonlinear regression solution of steady-state ground-water flow problems, by R.L. Cooley: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B4. 1993. 8 pages.
3–B5. Definition of boundary and initial conditions in the analysis of saturated ground-water flow systems—An introduction, by O. L. Franke, T.E. Reilly, and G.D. Bennett: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B5. 1987. 15 pages.
3–B6. The principle of superposition and its application in ground-water hydraulics, by T.E. Reilly, O.L. Franke, and G.D. Bennett: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B6. 1987. 28 pages.
3–B7. Analytical solutions for one-, two-, and three-dimensional solute transport in ground-water systems with uniform flow, by E.J. Wexler: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B7. 1992. 190 pages.

Section C. Sedimentation and Erosion Techniques
3–C1. Fluvial sediment concepts, by H. P. Guy: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter C1. 1970. 55 pages.
3–C2. Field methods for measurement of fluvial sediment, by T.K. Edwards and G.D. Glysson: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter C2. 1998. 80 pages.
3–C3. Computation of fluvial-sediment discharge, by George Porterfield: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter C3. 1972. 66 pages.

Book 4. Hydrologic Analysis and Interpretation

Section A. Statistical Analysis
4–A1. Some statistical tools in hydrology, by H.C. Riggs: USGS—TWRI Book 4, Chapter A1. 1968. 39 pages.
4–A2. Frequency curves, by H.C. Riggs: USGS—TWRI Book 4, Chapter A2. 1968. 15 pages.

Section B. Surface Water
4–B1. Low-flow investigations, by H.C. Riggs: USGS—TWRI Book 4, Chapter B1. 1972. 18 pages.
4–B2. Storage analyses for water supply, by H.C. Riggs and C.H. Hardison: USGS—TWRI Book 4, Chapter B2. 1973. 20 pages.
4–B3. Regional analyses of streamflow characteristics, by H.C. Riggs: USGS— TWRI Book 4, Chapter B3. 1973. 15 pages.

Section D. Interrelated Phases of the Hydrologic Cycle
4–D1. Computation of rate and volume of stream depletion by wells, by C. T. Jenkins: USGS—TWRI Book 4, Chapter D1. 1970. 17 pages.

Book 5. Laboratory Analysis
Section A. Water Analysis
5–A1. Methods for determination of inorganic substances in water and fluvial sediments, by M.J. Fishman and L.C. Friedman, editors: USGS—TWRI Book 5, Chapter A1. 1989. 545 pages.
5–A2. Determination of minor elements in water by emission spectroscopy, by P.R. Barnett and E.C. Mallory, Jr.: USGS—TWRI Book 5, Chapter A2. 1971. 31 pages.
5–A3. Methods for the determination of organic substances in water and fluvial sediments, edited by R.L. Wershaw, M.J. Fishman, R.R. Grabbe, and L.E. Lowe: USGS—TWRI Book 5, Chapter A3. 1987. 80 pages.
5–A4. Methods for collection and analysis of aquatic biological and microbiological samples, by L.J. Britton and P.E. Greeson, editors: USGS— TWRI Book 5, Chapter A4. 1989. 363 pages.
5–A5. Methods for determination of radioactive substances in water and fluvial sediments, by L.L. Thatcher, V.J. Janzer, and K.W. Edwards: USGS— TWRI Book 5, Chapter A5. 1977. 95 pages.
5–A6. Quality assurance practices for the chemical and biological analyses of water and fluvial sediments, by L.C. Friedman and D.E. Erdmann: USGS— TWRI Book 5, Chapter A6. 1982. 181 pages.

Section C. Sediment Analysis
5–C1. Laboratory theory and methods for sediment analysis, by H. P. Guy: USGS—TWRI Book 5, Chapter C1. 1969. 58 pages.

Book 6. Modeling Techniques
Section A. Ground Water
6–A1. A modular three-dimensional finite-difference ground-water flow model, by M. G. McDonald and A. W. Harbaugh: USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A1. 1988. 586 pages.
6–A2. Documentation of a computer program to simulate aquifer-system compaction using the modular finite-difference ground-water flow model, by S.A. Leake and D.E. Prudic: USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A2. 1991. 68 pages.
6–A3 .A modular finite-element model (MODFE) for areal and axisymmetric ground-water-flow problems, Part 1: Model Description and User’s Manual, by L. J. Torak: USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A3. 1993. 136 pages.
6–A4. A modular finite-element model (MODFE) for areal and axisymmetric ground-water-flow problems, Part 2: Derivation of finite-element equations and comparisons with analytical solutions, by R.L. Cooley: USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A4. 1992. 108 pages.
6–A5. A modular finite-element model (MODFE) for areal and axisymmetric ground-water-flow problems, Part 3: Design philosophy and programming details, by L.J. Torak: USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A5, 1993. 243 pages.
6–A6. A coupled surface-water and ground-water flow model (MODBRANCH) for simulation of stream-aquifer interaction by E.D. Swain and Eliezer J. Wexler: USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A6, 1996. 125 pages.

Book 7. Automated Data Processing and Computations
Section C. Computer Programs
7–C1. Finite difference model for aquifer simulation in two dimensions with results of numerical experiments, by P.C. Trescott, G.F. Pinder, and S.P. Larson: USGS—TWRI Book 7, Chapter C1. 1976. 116 pages.
7–C2. Computer model of two-dimensional solute transport and dispersion in ground water, by L.F. Konikow and J.D. Bredehoeft: USGS—TWRI Book 7, Chapter C2. 1978. 90 pages.
7–C3 .A model for simulation of flow in singular and interconnected channels, by R.W. Schaffranek, R.A. Baltzer, and D.E. Goldberg: USGS—TWRI Book 7, Chapter C3. 1981. 110 pages.

Book 8. Instrumentation
Section A. Instruments for Measurement of Water Level
8–A1. Methods of measuring water levels in deep wells, by M.S. Garber and F.C. Koopman: USGS—TWRI Book 8, Chapter A1. 1968. 23 pages.
8–A2. Installation and service manual for U.S. Geological Survey manometers, by J.D. Craig: USGS—TWRI Book 8, Chapter A2. 1983. 57 pages.

Section B. Instruments for Measurement of Discharge
8–B2. Calibration and maintenance of vertical-axis type current meters, by G.F. Smoot and C.E. Novak: USGS—TWRI Book 8, Chapter B2. 1968. 15 pages.

Book 9. Handbooks for Water-Resources Investigations

Section A. National Field Manual for the Collection of Water-Quality Data
9–A1. Preparations for water sampling, by F.D. Wilde, D.B. Radtke, Jacob Gibs, and R.T. Iwatsubo: USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A1. 1998. Variously paged.
9–A2. Selection of equipment for water sampling, by F.D. Wilde, D.B. Radtke, Jacob Gibs, and R.T. Iwatsubo, editors: USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A2. 1998. Variously paged.
9–A6. Field measurements, by F.D. Wilde and D.B. Radtke, editors: USGS— TWRI Book 9, Chapter A6. 1998. Variously paged.
9–A7. Biological indicators, by D.N. Myers and F.D. Wilde, editors: USGS— TWRI Book 9, Chapter A7. 1997. Variously paged.
9–A8. Bottom-material samples, by D.B. Radtke: USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A8. 1998. Variously paged.
9–A9. Safety in field activities, by S.L. Lane and R.G. Fay: USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A9. 1998. Variously paged.



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