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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

Preface

Abstract

Introduction

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

Instruments

Temperature sensors

Thermometers

Operation, maintenance and calibration

Section 3 -- 1.63 MB

Field applications and procedures

Streams

Lakes and reservoirs

Estuaries

Ground water

 

Section 4 -- 1.55 MB

Data presentation

Reduction and presentation

Presentation and publication

References cites


 

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