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Water Temperature - Influential Factors, Field Measurement, and Data Presentation

U.S. Geological Survey, Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations Book 1, Chapter D1

By Herbert H. Stevens, Jr., John F. Ficke, and George F. Smoot

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Section 1 -- 1.78 MB




Purposes of water-temperature measurements

Temperature scales and units of measurement

Influence on water quality

Ambient relationships

Temporal and spatial relationships


Section 2 -- 1.56 MB


Temperature sensors


Operation, maintenance and calibration

Section 3 -- 1.63 MB

Field applications and procedures


Lakes and reservoirs


Ground water


Section 4 -- 1.55 MB

Data presentation

Reduction and presentation

Presentation and publication

References cites




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