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6.0 Guidelines for Field-Measured Water-Quality Properties
By F.D. Wilde
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This report summarizes information, guidelines, and minimum requirements that apply generally to the seven field-measurement sections that comprise the rest of Chapter A6 of this U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Field Manual for the Collection of Water-Quality Data (NFM). Protocols are specified for establishing and maintaining data records, use of field-measurement instruments and methods, and quality assurance of data-collection and reporting methods that are relevant to surface-water and ground-water field-measurement activities.
6.0 - Guidelines for field-measured water-quality properties
6.0.1 Quality assurance
6.0.2 Surface water
6.0.3 Ground water
6.0.4 Selected references
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