PUBLICATIONS - Reference List No. 2

                                             June 7, 1960


To:       District Chiefs and Staff Officials
          Quality of Water Branch

From:     W.W. Hastings, Asst. Chief
          Branch of Quality of Water

Subject:  PUBLICATIONS - Reference List No. 2

As we announced on March 25, 1960 (QW Br. Memo 60.32) 
significant references coming to our attention will be 
released periodically to District and Project offices.  This 
is the second in the series.

"The Mossbauer Effect," by Sergio De Bennedetti:  Scientific
American, v. 202, no. 4, p. 72-92, April 1960.  (A German
physicist's discovery is the basis of a "nuclear clock" of
unprecedented accuracy.  Such a device should make possible
the first conclusive test of the general theory of

"Sand," by Ph. H. Kuenen:  Scientific American, v. 202, no.
4, p. 94-110.  (The geologist defines it as particles of
rock between .05 and 2 millimeters in diameter.  The shape
of sand grains, transported by water and wind, is a clue to
their history.)

"Granite Problems," by Matt Walton:  Science, v. 131, no.
3401, p. 635-645, March 4, 1960.

"The River Klaralven--A study of fluvial processes," by Ake
Sundborg:  Stechert Hafner, Inc., Publishers, 31 E. 10th
Street, New York 3, N. Y.

"Clays and Clay Minerals."  (Proceedings of the Seventh
National Conference on Clays and Clay Minerals at
Washington, D.C., Ed. by Ada Swineford:  International
Series of Monographs on Earth Sciences, Pergamon Press,
Ltd., New York and London. (1960)

                                   W.W. Hastings

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