Laboratory Theory and Methods for Sediment Analysis

U.S. Geological Survey, Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations, Book 5, Chapter C1

By Harold P. Guy

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Section 1 -- 1.92 MB





Procedure for determining suspended-sediment concentration


Section 2 -- 2.37 MB

Determination of particle-size distribution of suspended sediments

Procedure for the Sieve-Pipet method of particle-size analysis

Procedure for the VA tube-pipet method of particle-size


Section 3 -- 2.24 MB

Procedure for the BW tube-VA tube method of particle-size analysis

Determination of particle-size distribution of deposited sediment and soil samples

Other determinations related to sediment analysis

Selected references




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