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Chapter A6. Field Measurements

National Field Manual for the Collection of Water-Quality Data (TWRI Book 9)

6.0 Guidelines for Field-Measured Water-Quality Properties

By F.D. Wilde

This section of Chapter 6 is available as a pdf file:
Version 2.0 (dated October 2008) [1,038KB PDF]

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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

6.0.5. Acknowledgments

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