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Water-Resources Investigations Reports

Comparability of Suspended-Sediment Concentration and Total Suspended Solids Data
bulletGray John R., Glysson G. Douglas, Turcios Lisa M. and Schwarz Gregory E., 2000
Comparability of Suspended-Sediment  Concentration and Total Suspended Solids Data
Water-Resources Investigations Report 00-4191

Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations Reports

USGS TWRI Book 1 - Collection of Water Data by Direct Measurement 

Section D: Water Quality

Chapter D1 - Water temperature - influential factors, field measurement, and data presentation
bulletStevens H.H. Jr., Ficke J.F. and Smoot G.F., 1975. 
Water temperature - influential factors, field measurement, and data presentation
USGS—TWRI Book 1, Chapter D1. 1975.
Chapter D2 - Guidelines for collection and field analysis of ground-water samples for selected unstable constituents
bulletWood W.W., 1976. 
Guidelines for collection and field analysis of ground-water samples for selected unstable constituents
USGS—TWRI Book 1, Chapter D2. 1976.

USGS TWRI Book 2 - Collection of Environmental Data

Section D: Surface geophysical methods

Chapter D1 - Application of surface geophysics to ground-water investigations
bulletZhody A.A.R., Eaton G.P. and Mabey D.R., 1974.
Application of surface geophysics to ground-water investigations
USGS—TWRI Book 2, Chapter D1. 1974.
Chapter D2 - Application of seismic-refraction techniques to hydrologic studies
bulletHaeni F.P., 1988.
Application of seismic-refraction techniques to hydrologic studies
USGS—TWRI Book 2, Chapter D2. 1988.

Section E: Subsurface geophysical methods

Chapter E1 - Application of borehole geophysics to water-resources investigations
bulletKeys W.S. and MacCary L.M., 1971.
Application of borehole geophysics to water-resources investigations
USGS—TWRI Book 2, Chapter E1. 1971.
Chapter E2 - Borehole geophysics applied to ground-water investigations
bulletKeys W.S., 1990.
Borehole geophysics applied to ground-water investigations
USGS—TWRI Book 2, Chapter E2. 1990.

USGS TWRI Book 3 - Applications of Hydraulics

Section A: Surface-water techniques 

Chapter A01 - General field and office procedures for indirect discharge measurements
bulletBenson M.A. and Dalrymple Tate, 1968
General field and office procedures for indirect discharge measurements
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A1. 1968.
Chapter A02 - Measurement of peak discharge by the slope-area method
bulletDalrymple Tate and Benson M.A., 1968
Measurement of peak discharge by the slope-area method
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A2. 1968.
Chapter A03 - Measurement of peak discharge at culverts by indirect methods
bulletBodhaine G.L., 1968
Measurement of peak discharge at culverts by indirect methods
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A3. 1968.
Chapter A04 - Measurement of peak discharge at width contractions by indirect methods
bulletMatthai H.F., 1967
Measurement of peak discharge at width contractions by indirect methods
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A4. 1968.
Chapter A05 - Measurement of peak discharge at dams by indirect methods
bulletHulsing Harry, 1967
Measurement of peak discharge at dams by indirect methods
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A5. 1967.
Chapter A06 - General procedure for gaging streams
bulletCarter R.W. and Davidian Jacob, 1968
General procedure for gaging streams
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A6. 1968.
Chapter A07 - Stage measurement at gaging stations
bulletBuchanan T.J. and Somers W.P., 1968
Stage measurement at gaging stations
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A7. 1968.
Chapter A08 - Discharge measurements at gaging stations
bulletBuchanan T.J. and Somers W.P., 1969
Discharge measurements at gaging stations
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A8. 1969.
Chapter A09 - Measurement of time of travel in streams by dye tracing
bulletKilpatrick F.A. and Wilson J.F. Jr, 1989
Measurement of time of travel in streams by dye tracing
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A9. 1989.
Chapter A10 - Discharge ratings at gaging stations
bulletKennedy E.J., 1984
Discharge ratings at gaging stations
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A10. 1984.
Chapter A11 - Measurement of discharge by the moving-boat method
bulletSmoot G.F. and Novak C.E., 1969
Measurement of discharge by the moving-boat method
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A11. 1969. 
Chapter A12 - Fluorometric procedures for dye tracing,revised
bulletWilson J.F. Jr., Cobb E.D. and Kilpatrick F.A., 1986
Fluorometric procedures for dye tracing,revised
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A12. 1986. 
Chapter A13 - Computation of continuous records of streamflow
bulletKennedy E.J., 1983
Computation of continuous records of streamflow
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A13. 1983.
Chapter A14 - Use of flumes in measuring discharge
bulletKilpatrick F.A. and Schneider V.R., 1983
Use of flumes in measuring discharge
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A14. 1983.
Chapter A15 - Computation of water-surface profiles in open channels
bulletDavidian Jacob, 1984
Computation of water-surface profiles in open channels
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A15. 1984.
Chapter A16 - Measurement of discharge using tracers
bulletKilpatrick F.A. and Cobb E.D., 1985
Measurement of discharge using tracers
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A16. 1985.
Chapter A17 - Acoustic velocity meter systems 
bulletLaenen Antonius
Acoustic velocity meter systems
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A17. 1985.
Chapter A18 - Determination of stream reaeration coefficients by use of tracers
bulletKilpatrick F.A., Rathbun R.E., Yotsukura Nobuhiro, Parker G.W. and Delong L.L., 1989
Determination of stream reaeration coefficients by use of tracers
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A18. 1989.
Chapter A19 - Levels at streamflow gaging stations
bulletKennedy E.J., 1990
Levels at streamflow gaging stations
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A19. 1990.
Chapter A20 - Simulation of soluble waste transport and buildup in surface waters using tracers
bulletKilpatrick F.A., 1993
Simulation of soluble waste transport and buildup in surface waters using tracers
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A20. 1993.
Chapter A21 - Stream-gaging cableways
bulletWagner C.R., 1995
Stream-gaging cableways
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter A21. 1995.

Section B: Ground-water techniques

Chapter B1 - Aquifer-test design, observation, and data analysis
bulletStallman R.W., 1971
Aquifer-test design, observation, and data analysis
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B1. 1971.
Chapter B2 - Introduction to ground-water hydraulics
bulletBennett G.D., 1976
Introduction to ground-water hydraulics
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B2. 1976.
Chapter B3 - Type curves for selected problems of flow to wells in confined aquifers
bulletReed J.E., 1980
Type curves for selected problems of flow to wells in confined aquifers
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B3. 1980.
Chapter B4 - Regression modeling of ground-water flow
bulletCooley R.L. and Naff R.L., 1990
Regression modeling of ground-water flow
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B4. 1990.
Chapter B5 - Definition of boundary and initial conditions in the analysis of saturated ground-water flow systems—an introduction
bulletFranke O. Lehn, Reilly T.E. and Bennett G.D., 1987
Definition of boundary and initial conditions in the analysis of saturated ground-water flow systems—an introduction
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B5. 1987.
Chapter B6 - The principle of superposition and its application in ground-water hydraulics
bulletReilly T.E., Franke O. Lehn and Bennett G.D., 1987
The principle of superposition and its application in ground-water hydraulics
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B6. 1987.
Chapter B7 - Analytical solutions for one-, two-, and three-dimensional solute transport in ground-water systems with uniform flow
bulletWexler E.J., 1992
Analytical solutions for one-, two-, and three-dimensional solute transport in ground-water systems with uniform flow
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B7. 1992.
Chapter B8 - System and boundary conceptualization in ground-water flow simulation
bulletReilly T.E., 2001
System and boundary conceptualization in ground-water flow simulation
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter B8. 2001.

Section C: Sedimentation & erosion techniques

Chapter C1 - Fluvial sediment concepts
bulletGuy H.P., 1970 
Fluvial sediment concepts
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter C1. 1970.
Chapter C2 - Field methods for measurement of fluvial sediment
bulletEdwards T.K. and Glysson G.D., 1999
Field methods for measurement of fluvial sediment
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter C2. 1999.
Chapter C3 - Computation of fluvial-sediment discharge
bulletPorterfield George, 1972
Computation of fluvial-sediment discharge
USGS—TWRI Book 3, Chapter C3. 1972.

USGS TWRI Book 4 - Hydrologic Analysis and Interpretation

Section A: Statistical analysis

Chapter A1 - Some statistical tools in hydrology
bulletRiggs H.C., 1968
Some statistical tools in hydrology
USGS—TWRI Book 4, Chapter A1. 1968.
Chapter A2 - Frequency Curves
bulletRiggs H.C., 1968
Frequency Curves
USGS—TWRI Book 4, Chapter A2. 1968.

Section B: Surface water

Chapter B1 - Low-flow investigations
bulletRiggs H.C., 1972
Low-flow investigations
USGS—TWRI Book 4, Chapter B1. 1972.
Chapter B2 - Storage analyses for water supply
bulletRiggs H.C. and Hardison C.H., 1973
Storage analyses for water supply
USGS—TWRI Book 4, Chapter B2. 1973.
Chapter B3 - Regional analyses of streamflow characteristics
bulletRiggs H.C., 1973
Regional analyses of streamflow characteristics
USGS—TWRI Book 4, Chapter B3. 1973.

Section D: Interrelated phases of the hydrologic cycle

Chapter D1 - Computation of rate and volume of stream depletion by wells
bulletJenkins C.T., 1968
Computation of rate and volume of stream depletion by wells
USGS—TWRI Book 4, Chapter D13. 1968.

USGS TWRI Book 5 - Laboratory Analysis

Section A: Water analysis

Chapter A1 - Methods for determination of inorganic substances in water and fluvial sediments
bulletFishman N.J. and Friedman L.C., 1989
Methods for determination of inorganic substances in water and fluvial sediments
USGS—TWRI Book 5, Chapter A1. 1989.
Chapter A2 - Determination of minor elements in water by emission spectroscopy
bulletBarnett P.R. and Mallory E.C., 1971
Determination of minor elements in water by emission spectroscopy
USGS—TWRI Book 5, Chapter A2. 1971.
Chapter A3 - Methods for analysis of organic substances in water
bulletGoerlitz D.F. and Brown Eugene, 1972
Methods for analysis of organic substances in water
USGS—TWRI Book 5, Chapter A3. 1972.
Chapter A4 - Methods for collection and analysis of aquatic biological and microbiological samples
bulletBritton L.J. and Greeson P.E. (editors), 1972
Methods for collection and analysis of aquatic biological and microbiological samples
USGS—TWRI Book 5, Chapter A4. 1989.
Chapter A5 - Methods for determination of radioactive substances in water and fluvial sediments
bulletTharcher L.L., Janzer V.J. and Edwards K.W., 1977
Methods for determination of radioactive substances in water and fluvial sediments
USGS—TWRI Book 5, Chapter A5. 1977.
Chapter A6 - Quality assurance practices For the chemical and biological analyses of water and fluvial sediments
bulletFriedman L.C. and Erdmann D.E., 1982
Quality assurance practices For the chemical and biological analyses of water and fluvial sediments
USGS—TWRI Book 5, Chapter A6. 1982.

Section C: Sediment analysis

Chapter C1 - Laboratory theory and methods for sediment analysis
bulletGuy H.P., 1969
Laboratory theory and methods for sediment analysis
USGS—TWRI Book 5, Chapter C1. 1969.

USGS TWRI Book 6 - Modeling Techniques

Section A: Ground water

Chapter A1 - A modular three-dimensional finite-difference ground-water flow model
bulletMcDonald M.G. and Harbaugh A.W., 1988
A modular three-dimensional finite-difference ground-water flow model
USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A1. 1988.
Chapter A2 - Documentation of a computer program to simulate aquifer-system compaction using the modular finite-difference ground-water flow model
bulletLeake S.A. and Prudic D.E., 1991
Documentation of a computer program to simulate aquifer-system compaction using the modular finite-difference ground-water flow model
USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A2. 1991.
Chapter A3 - A modular finite-element model (MODFE) for areal and axisymmetric ground-water-flow problems, Part 1: Model description and user's manual
bulletTork L.J., 1993
A modular finite-element model (MODFE) for areal and axisymmetric ground-water-flow problems, Part 1: Model description and user's manual
USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A3. 1993.
Chapter 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
bulletCooley R.L., 1992
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
USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A4. 1992.
Chapter A5 - A modular finite-element model (MODFE) for areal and axisymmetric ground-water-flow problems, Part 3: Design philosophy and programming details
bulletTorak L.J., 1993
A modular finite-element model (MODFE) for areal and axisymmetric ground-water-flow problems, Part 3: Design philosophy and programming details
USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A5. 1993.
Chapter A6 - A coupled surface-water and ground-water flow model (MODBRANCH) for simulation of stream-aquifer interaction
bulletSwain E.D. and Wexler E.J., 1996
A coupled surface-water and ground-water flow model (MODBRANCH) for simulation of stream-aquifer interaction
USGS—TWRI Book 6, Chapter A6. 1996.

USGS - TWRI Book 7 - Automated Data Processing and Computations

Section C: Computer programs

Chapter C1 - Finite-difference model for aquifer simulation in two dimensions with results of numerical experiments
bulletTrescott P.C., Pinder G.F. and Larson S.P., 1976
Finite-difference model for aquifer simulation in two dimensions with results of numerical experiments
USGS—TWRI Book 7, Chapter C1. 1976.
Chapter C2 - Computer model of two-dimensional solute transport and dispersion in ground water
bulletKonikow L.F. and Bredehoeft J.D., 1978
Computer model of two-dimensional solute transport and dispersion in ground water
USGS—TWRI Book 7, Chapter C2. 1978.
Chapter C3 - A model for simulation of flow in singular and interconnected channels
bulletSchaffranek R.W., Baltzer R.A. and Goldberg D.E., 1981
A model for simulation of flow in singular and interconnected channels
USGS—TWRI Book 7, Chapter C2. 1981.

USGS TWRI Book 8 - Instrumentation

Section A: Instruments for measurement of water level

Chapter A1 - Methods of measuring water levels in deep wells
bulletGarber M.S. and Koopman F.C., 1968
Methods of measuring water levels in deep wells
USGS—TWRI Book 8, Chapter A1. 1968.
Chapter A2 - Installation and service Manual for U.S. Geological Survey manometers
bulletCraig J.D., 1983
Installation and service Manual for U.S. Geological Survey manometers
USGS—TWRI Book 8, Chapter A2. 1983.

Section B: Instruments for measurement of discharge

Chapter B2 - Calibration and maintenance of vertical-axis type current meters
bulletSmoot G.F: and Novak C.E., 1968
Calibration and maintenance of vertical-axis type current meters
USGS—TWRI Book 8, Chapter B2. 1968.

USGS TWRI Book 9 - Handbooks for Water-Resources Investigations

Section A: National Field Manual for the Collection of Water-Quality Data

Chapter A1 - Preparations for water sampling
bulletWilde F.D., Radtke D.B., Gibs Jacob and Iwatsubo R.T., 1998
Preparations for water sampling
USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A1. 1998.
Chapter A2 - Selection of equipment for water sampling
bulletWilde F.D., Radtke D.B., Gibs Jacob and Iwatsubo R.T. (editors), 1998
Selection of equipment for water sampling
USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A2. 1998.
Chapter A3 - Cleaning of equipment for water sampling
bulletWilde F.D., Radtke D.B., Gibs Jacob and Iwatsubo R.T. (editors), 1998
Cleaning of equipment for water sampling
USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A3. 1998.
Chapter A4 - Collection of water samples
bulletWilde F.D., Radtke D.B., Gibs Jacob and Iwatsubo R.T. (editors), 1998
Collection of water samples
USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A4. 1999.
Chapter A5 - Processing of water samples
bulletWilde F.D., Radtke D.B., Gibs Jacob and Iwatsubo R.T. (editors), 1998
Processing of water samples
USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A5. 1999.
Chapter A6 - Field measurements
bulletWilde F.D. and Radtke D.B. (editors), 1998-2001 (expand to see the Sections)
Field measurements
USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A6. 1998-2001.
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Chapter A7 - Biological indicators
bulletMyers D.N. and Wilde F.D. (editors), 1997 (expand to see the Sections)
Biological indicators
USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A7. 1997.
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Chapter A8 - Bottom-material samples
bulletRadtke D.B., 1998-2001 (expand to see the Sections)
Bottom-material samples
USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A8. 1998-2001.
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USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A8. 1998-2001.
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Chapter A9 - Safety in field activities
bulletLand S.L. and Fay R.G., 1998
Safety in field activities
USGS—TWRI Book 9, Chapter A9. 1998.

Water Related Water-Supply Papers

USGS WSP 2175 - Measurement and computation of streamflow

Volume 1 - Measurement of stage and discharge
bulletS. E. Rantz et al.
Measurement of stage and discharge
USGS—WSP-2175 Volume 1
Volume 2 - Computation of discharge
bulletS. E. Rantz et al.
Computation of discharge
USGS—WSP-2175 Volume 2

USGS WSP 2220 - Basic ground-water hydrology

Basic ground-water hydrology
bulletHeath Ralph C.
Basic ground-water hydrology
USGS—WSP-2220

USGS WSP 2254 - Study and Interpretation of the Chemical Characteristics of Natural Water

Study and Interpretation of the Chemical Characteristics of Natural Water
bulletHem John D., 1985
Study and Interpretation of the Chemical Characteristics of Natural Water
USGS—WSP-2254



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