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The U.S. Geological Survey publishes a series of manuals describing procedures for planning and conducting specialized work in waterresources 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 WaterResources Investigations) pertains to collection of waterquality 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 WaterResources 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 WaterResources 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 MeasurementSection 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 groundwater samples for selected unstable constituents, by W.W. Wood: USGS—TWRI Book 1, Chapter D2. 1976. 24 pages. 


2–D1.  Application of surface geophysics to groundwater 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 seismicrefraction techniques to hydrologic studies, by F.P. Haeni: USGS—TWRI Book 2, Chapter D2. 1988. 86 pages. 


2–E1.  Application of borehole geophysics to waterresources investigations, by W.S. Keys and L.M. MacCary: USGS—TWRI Book 2, Chapter E1. 1971. 126 pages. 
2–E2.  Borehole geophysics applied to groundwater investigations, by W.S. Keys: USGS—TWRI Book 2, Chapter E2. 1990. 50 pages. 


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. 


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 slopearea 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 movingboat 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 watersurface 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.  Streamgaging cableways, by C. Russell Wagner: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A21. 1995. 56 pages. 


3–B1.  Aquifertest design, observation, and data analysis, by R.W. Stallman: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B1. 1971. 26 pages. 
3–B2.  Introduction to groundwater hydraulics, a programed text for selfinstruction, 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 groundwater 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 groundwater flow— Modifications to the computer code for nonlinear regression solution of steadystate groundwater 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 groundwater 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 groundwater 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 threedimensional solute transport in groundwater systems with uniform flow, by E.J. Wexler: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B7. 1992. 190 pages. 


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 fluvialsediment discharge, by George Porterfield: USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter C3. 1972. 66 pages. 


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. 


4–B1.  Lowflow 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. 


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. 


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. 


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 TechniquesSection A. Ground Water 

6–A1.  A modular threedimensional finitedifference groundwater 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 aquifersystem compaction using the modular finitedifference groundwater flow model, by S.A. Leake and D.E. Prudic: USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A2. 1991. 68 pages. 
6–A3  .A modular finiteelement model (MODFE) for areal and axisymmetric groundwaterflow 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 finiteelement model (MODFE) for areal and axisymmetric groundwaterflow problems, Part 2: Derivation of finiteelement equations and comparisons with analytical solutions, by R.L. Cooley: USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A4. 1992. 108 pages. 
6–A5.  A modular finiteelement model (MODFE) for areal and axisymmetric groundwaterflow 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 surfacewater and groundwater flow model (MODBRANCH) for simulation of streamaquifer interaction by E.D. Swain and Eliezer J. Wexler: USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A6, 1996. 125 pages. 


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 twodimensional 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. 


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. 


8–B2.  Calibration and maintenance of verticalaxis type current meters, by G.F. Smoot and C.E. Novak: USGS—TWRI Book 8, Chapter B2. 1968. 15 pages. 


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.  Bottommaterial 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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