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All NWQL Water-Resources Publications

Arbogast, B. F., 1996, Analytical methods manual for the Mineral Resource Surveys Program, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-525, 260 p.

Barnett, P.R., and Mallory, E.C., 1971, Determination of minor elements in water by emission spectroscopy: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations, book 5, chap. A2, 31 p.

Brenton, R.W., and Arnett, T.L., 1993, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of dissolved organic carbon by uv-promoted persulfate oxidation and infrared spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-480, 12 p.

Briggs, P.H.; Meier, A.L., 1999, The determination of forty two elements in geological materials by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-166, 15 p.

Brock, R.D., 1990, A protocol for onsite screening of volatile organic compounds using a portable gas chromatograph: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-379, 15 p.

Brock, R.D., and Murtagh, L.K., 1994, Determination of chlorinated insecticides in bottom sediment using an electron-capture gas chromatography screening method, Austin, Texas, 1991 and 1992: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-302, 18 p.

Brown, G.E., and McLain, B.J., 1994, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of antimony by automated- hydride atomic absorption spectrophotometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-664, 17 p.

Brown, Eugene, Skougstad, M.W., and Fishman, M.J., 1970, Methods for collection and analysis of water samples for dissolved minerals and gases: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations, book 5, chap. A1, 160 p.

Burkhardt, M.R., Cinotto, P.J., Frahm, G.W., Woodworth, M.T., and Pritt, J.W., 1995, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of Methylene Blue Active Substances by Spectrophotometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-189, 20 p.

Burkhardt, M.R., Kammer, J.A., Jha, V.K., O'Mara-Lopez, P.G., and Woodworth, M.T., 1997, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory --Determination of Nonpurgeable Suspended Organic Carbon by Wet-Chemical Oxidation and Infrared Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-380, 12 p.

Burkhardt, M.R., Zaugg, S.D., Smith, S.G., and ReVello, R. C., 2006, Determination of Wastewater Compounds in Sediment and Soil by Pressurized Solvent Extraction, Solid- Phase Extraction, and Capillary-Column Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, Book 5, chap. B2, 40p.

Buzka, P.M., Yeskis, D.J., Kolpin, D.W.,Furlong, E.T., Zaugg, S.D.,and Meyer, M.T., 2009, Waste-Indicator and Pharmaceutical Compounds in Landfill-Leaqchate-Affected Ground Water near Elkhart, Indiana, 2000-2002: Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, v. 82, pp. 653-659.

Buzka, P.M., Rose, D.L., Ozuna, G.B., and Groschen, G.E., 1995, Determination of nanogram per liter concentrations of volatile organic compounds in water by capillary gas chromatography and selected ion mass spectrometry and its use to define groundwater flow directions in Edwards aquifer, Texas, Analytical Chemistry, v. 67, no 20, pp. 3659-3667.

Buzka, P.M., Barber, L.B. II, Schroeder, M.P., and Becker, L.D.,1994, Determination of organic compounds downstream from a treated-wastewater discharge near Dallas, Texas, U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Investigation Report 93-4194, 19 p.

Buzka, P.M.,Zaugg, S.D., and Werner, M.G.,1990, Determination of trace concentrations of volatile organic compounds in ground water using closed-loop stripping, Edwards aquifer, Texas: Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, v.45, pp. 507-515.

Childress, C.J.O., Foreman, W.T., Connor, B.F., and Maloney, T.J., 1999, New Reporting Procedures Based on Long-Term Method Detection Levels and Some Considerations for Interpretations of Water-Quality Data Provided by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-193, 19 p.

Choi, M., Furlong, E., Moon, H., Yu, J., Choi, H., 2011, Contamination of nonylphenolic compounds in creek water, wastewater treatment plant effluents, and sediments from Lake Shihwa and vicinity, Korea: Comparison with fecal pollution, Elsevier, Chemosphere 85 (2011) p. 1406-1413

Connor, B.F., Rose, D.L., Noriega, M.C., Murtagh, L.K., and Abney, S.R., 1998, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of 86 Volatile Organic Compounds in Water by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry, Including Detections Less Than Reporting Limits: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-829, 78 p.

Coupe, R.H., Manning, M.A., Foreman, W.T., Goolsby, D.A., and Majewski, M.S., 2000, Occurrence of pesticides in rain and air in urban and agricultural areas of Mississippi, April-September 1995: Science of the Total Environment, v. 248, p. 227-240.

Damrau, D.L., 1993, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of low-level silver by graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrophotometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-416, 14 p.

Faires, L.M., 1993, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of metals in water by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-634, 28 p.

Fishman, M.J., ed., 1993, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of inorganic and organic constituents in water and fluvial sediments: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-125, 217 p.

Fishman, M.J., and Feist, O.J., Jr., 1970, Automated potentiometric determination of chloride in water in Geological Survey research, 1970: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 700-C, p. C226-C228.

Fishman, M.J., and Friedman, L.C., 1989, Methods for Determination of Inorganic Substances in Water and Fluvial Sediments: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations, book 5, chap. A1, 545 p.

Fishman, M.J., Raese, J.W., Gerlitz, C.N., and Husband, R.A., 1994, U.S. Geological Survey approved inorganic and organic methods for the analysis of water and fluvial sediment, 1954-94: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-351, 55 p.

Foreman, W.T., Connor, B.F., Furlong, E.T., Vaught, D.G., and Merten, L.M., 1995, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory-- Determination of organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls in bottom sediment by dual capillary-column gas chromatography with electron-capture detection: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-140, 78 p.

Foreman, W.T., and Gates, P.M., 1997, Matrix-enhanced degradation of p,p-DDT d uring gas chromatographic analysis-A consideration: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 31, no. 3, p. 905-910.

Foreman, W.T., Gates, P.M., Foster, G.D., Rinella, F.A., and McKenzie, S.W., 2000, Use of field-applied quality control samples to monitor performance of a Goulden large-sample extractor/GC-MS method for pesticides in water: International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, v. 77, no. 1, p. 39-62.

Foreman, W.T., Majewski, M.S., Goolsby, D.A., Wiebe, F.W., and Coupe, R.H., 2000, Pesticides in the atmosphere of the Mississippi River Valley, part II - Air: Science of the Total Environment, v. 248, p. 213-226.

Foreman, W.T., Gray, J.L., ReVello, R.C., Lindley, C.E., and Losche, S.A., 2013. An isotope dilution standard GC/MS/MS method for steroid hormones in water: in Evaluating Veterinary Pharmaceutical Behavior in the Environment, Cobb, G.P, and Smith, P.N. (eds), American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, ACS Symposium Series, v. 1126, chap. 4, p. 57136. Available at http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/bk-2013-1126.ch004.

Furlong, E.T., Werner, S.L., Anderson, B.D., and Cahill, J. D., 2008, Determination of human-health pharmaceuticals in filtered water by chemically modified styrene-divinylbenzene resin-based solid-phase extraction and high-performance liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, book 5, sec. B, chap. B5, 56p.

Furlong, E.T., Anderson, B.D., Werner, S.L., Soliven, P.P., Coffey, L.J., and Burkhardt, M.R., 2001, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory---Determination of Pesticides in Water by Graphitized Carbon-Based Solid-Phase Extraction and High-Performance Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 01-4134, 73 p.

Furlong, E.T., Burkhardt, M.R., Gates, P.M., Werner, S.L., and Battaglin, W.A., 2000, Routine determination of sulfonylurea, imidazolinone, and sulfonamide herbicides at nanogram-per-liter concentrations by solid-phase extraction and liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry: Science of the Total Environment, v. 248, p. 13-146.

Furlong, E.T., Vaught, D.G., Merten, L.M., Foreman, W.T., and Gates, P.M., 1996, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory -- Determination of semivolatile organic compounds in bottom sediment by solvent extraction, gel permeation chromatographic fractionation, and capillary-column gas chromatography/mass spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-719, 67 p.

Furlong, E.T., Gray, J.L., Quanrud, D.M., Teske, S.S., Werner, S.L., Esposito, Kathleen, Marine, Jeremy, Ela, W.P., Zaugg, S.D., Phillips, P.J., and Stinson, Beverley, 2012, Pharmaceuticals, hormones, anthropogenic waste indicators, and total estrogenicity in liquid and solid samples from municipal sludge stabilization and dewatering: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1132, 8 p.

Gates, P.M., Furlong, E.T., Dorsey, T.F., and Burkhardt, M.R., 1996, Determination of nitroaromatic explosives and their degradation products in unsaturated-zone water samples by high-performance liquid chromatography with photodiode-array, mass spectrometric, and tandem-mass spectrometric detection: TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, v. 15, no. 8, p. 319-325.

Garbarino, J.R., Kanagy, L.K., and Cree, M.E., 2006, Determination of Elements in Natural-Water, Biota, Sediment, and Soil Samples Using Collision/Reaction Cell Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, book 5, section B, chap. 1, 88 p.

Garbarino, J.R., Bednar, A.J., and Burkhardt, M.R., 2002, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory---Arsenic Speciation in Natural-Water Samples Using Laboratory and Field Methods: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4144, 40 p.

Garbarino, J.R., and Damrau, D.L., 2001, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory---Determination of Organic Plus Inorganic Mercury in Filtered and Unfiltered Natural Water with Cold Vapor-Atomic Fluorescence Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 01-4132, 16 p.

Garbarino, J.R., 2000, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory -- Determination of Whole-Water Recoverable Arsenic, Boron, and Vanadium Using Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-464, 15 p.

Garbarino, J.R., and Hoffman, G.L., 1999, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory -- Comparison of a Nitric Acid In-Bottle Digestion Procedure to Other Whole-water Digestion Procedures: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-094, 21 p.

Garbarino, J.R. 1999, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory -- Determination of Dissolved Arsenic, Boron, Lithium, Selenium, Strontium, Thallium, and Vanadium Using Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-093, 31 p.

Garbarino, J.R., and Struzeski, T.M., 1998, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory -- Determination of Elements in Whole-Water Digests Using Inductively Coupled Plasma- Optical Emission Spectrometry and Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-165, 101 p.

Glodt, S.R., and Pirkey, K.D., 1998, Participation in performance-evaluation studies by U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-023-98, 6 p.

Harris, C.M., Litteral, C.J., and Damrau, D.L., 1997, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory -- Use of a Modified Ultrasonic Nebulizer for the Analysis of Low Ionic-Strength Water by Inductively Coupled Optical Emission Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-382, 34 p.

Hoffman, G.L., 1996, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Preparation Procedure for Aquatic Biological Material Determined for Trace Metals: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-362, 42 p.

Hoffman, G.L., Fishman, M.J., and Garbarino, J.R., 1996, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--In-bottle acid digestion of whole-water samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-225, 28 p.

Horowitz, A.J., Demas, C.R., Fitzgerald, K.K., Miller, T.L., and Rickert, D.A., 1994, U.S. Geological Survey protocol for the collection and processing of surface-water samples for the subsequent determination of inorganic constituents in filtered water: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-539, 57 p.

Horowitz, A.J., Lum, K.R., Garbarino, J.R., Hall, G.E.M., Lemieux, Claire, and Demas, C.R., 1996, The effect of membrane filtration on dissolved trace element concentrations: Water, Air and Soil Pollution, v. 90, p. 281-294.

Horowitz, A.J., Lum, K.R., Lemieux, Claire, Garbarino, J.R., Hall, G.E.M., and Demas, C.R., 1996, Problems associated with using filtration to define dissolved trace element concentrations in natural water samples: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 30, no. 3, p. 954-963.

Jha, V.K., and Wydoski, D.S., 2003, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of Organophosphate Pesticides in Whole Water by Continuous Liquid-Liquid Extraction and Capillary-Column Gas Chromatography with Flame Photometric Detection: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4139, 26 p.

Jha, V.K., and Wydoski, D.S., 2003, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of Organophosphate Pesticides in Bottom Sediment by Gas Chromatography with Flame Photometric Detection: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4222, 30 p.

Jha, V.K., and Wydoski, D.S., 2002, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of Organophosphate Pesticides in Filtered Water by Gas Chromatography with Flame Photometric Detection: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4071, 20 p.

Jones, S.R., and Garbarino, J.R., 1999, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of Arsenic and Selenium in Water and Sediment by Graphite Furnace-Atomic Absorption Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-639, 39 p.

Jones, S.R., and McLain, B.J., 1997, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of molybdenum in water by graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrophotometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-198, 32 p.

Kinney, C.A., Furlong, E.T., Kolpin, D.W., Burkhardt, M.R., Zaugg, S.D., Werner, S.L., Bossio, J.P., and Benotti, M.J., 2008, Bioaccumulation of Pharmaceuticals and Other Anthropogenic Waste Indicators in Earthworms from Agricultural Soil Amended with Biosolid or Swine Manure: Environmental Science and Technology.

Leiker, T.J., Madsen, J.E., Deacon, J.R., and Foreman, W.T., 1995, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of chlorinated pesticides in aquatic tissue by capillary-column gas chromatography with electron-capture detection: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-710, 42 p.

Leiker, T.J., Abney, S.R.,Goodbred, S.L., and Rosen, M.R., 2008, Identification of methyl triclosan and halogenated analogues in mail carp (Cyprinus carpio) from Las Vegas Bay and semipermeable membrane devices from Las Vegas Wash, Nevada: Science of the Total Environment, 13 p.

Lindley, C.E., Burkhardt, M.R., and DeRusseau, S.N., 1994, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Extraction of nitroaromatic compounds from water by polystyrene divinylbenzene cartridge and determination by high-performance liquid chromatography: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-62, 15 p.

Lindley, C.E., Stewart, J.T., and Sandstrom, M.W., 1996, Determination of low concentrations of acetochlor in water by automated solid-phase extraction and gas chromatography with mass selective detection: Journal of AOAC International, v. 79, no. 4, p. 962-966.

Lopes, T.J., and Furlong, E.T., Occurrence and potential adverse effects of semivolatile organic compounds in stream bed sediments, United States, 1992-95: (Director approved January 19, 2000, for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry).

Madsen, J.E., Sandstrom, M.W., and Zaugg, S.D., 2003, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--A method supplement for the determination of fipronil and degradates in water by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-462, 11 p.

Majewski, M.S., Foreman, W.T., and Goolsby, D.A., 2000, Pesticides in the atmosphere of the Mississippi River Valley, part I - Rain: Science of the Total Environment, v. 248, p. 201-212.

Majewski, M.S., Foreman, W.T., Goolsby, D.A., and Nakagaki, N., 1998, Airborne pesticide residues along the Mississippi River: Environmental Science and Technology, v. 32, p. 3689-3698.

Maloney, T.J., ed., 2005, Quality Management System, U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1263, version 1.3, 9 November 2005, 93 p.

McMahon, P.B., Dennehy, K.F., and Sandstrom, M.W., 1999, Hydraulic and geochemical performance of a permeable reactive barrier containing zero-valence iron: Denver Federal Center: Ground Water, v. 37, no. 3, p. 396-404.

Markovchick, D.J., Lewis, J.A., Brenton, R.W., Iverson, J.L., and Wharry, H.L., 1994, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of triazine and other nitrogen-containing compounds by gas chromatography with nitrogen phosphorus detectors: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-37, 17 p.

McCurdy, D.E., Garbarino, J.R., and Mullin, A.H., 2008, Interpreting and reporting radiological water-quality data: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, book 5, chap. B6, 33 p.

McLain, Betty, 1993, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of chromium in water by graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrophotometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 93-449, 16 p.

Moulton, S.R., II, Carter, J.L., Grotheer, S.A., Cuffney, T.F., and Short, T.M., 2000, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Processing, taxonomy, and quality control of benthic macroinvertebrate samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-212, 49 p.

Noriega, M.C., Wydoski, D.S., and Foreman, W.T., 2004, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of Organochlorine Pesticides and Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Bottom and Suspended Sediment by Gas Chromatography with Electron-Capture Detection: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4293, 46 p.

Olson, M.C., Iverson, J.L., Furlong, E.T., and Schroeder, M.P., 2004, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Compounds in Sediment by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4318, 45 p.

Patton, C.J., and Kryskalla, J.R., 2011, Colorimetric determination of nitrate plus nitrite in water by enzymatic reduction, automated discrete analyzer methods: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, book 5, chap. B8, 34 p.

Patton, C.J., and Kryskalla, J.R., 2003, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Evaluation of Alkaline Persulfate Digestion as an Alternative to Kjeldahl Digestion for Determination of Total and Dissolved nitrogen and Phosphorus in Water: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4174, 33 p.

Patton, C.J., amd Truitt, E.P., 2000, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of ammonium plus organic nitrogen by a Kjeldahl digestion method and an automated photometric finish that includes digest cleanup by gas diffusion: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 00-170, 31 p.

Patton, C.J., and Gilroy, E.J., 1999, U.S. Geological Survey Nutrient Preservation Experiment--Experimental Design, Statistical Analysis, and Interpretation of Analytical Results: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 98-4118, 73 p.

Patton, C.J., and Truitt, E.P., 1992, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of total phosphorus by a Kjeldahl digestion method and an automated colorimetric finish that includes dialysis: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-146, 39 p.

------ 1995, U.S. Geological Survey nutrient preservation experiment--Nutrient concentration data for surface-, ground-, and municipal-supply water samples and quality-assurance samples: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-141, 140 p.

Phillips, P.J., Smith, S.G., Kolpin, D.W., Zaugg, S.D., Buxton, H.T., and Furlong, E.T., 2010, Pharmaceutical Formulation Facilities as Sources of Opioids and Other Pharmaceuticals to Wastewater Treatment Plant Effluents: Environmental Science and Technology..

Pirkey, K.D., and Glodt, S.R., 1998, Quality control at the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-026-98, 4 p.

Place, B., Anderson, B., Mekebri, A., Furlong, E.T., Gray, J.L., Tjeerdema, R., Field, J., 2010, A Roll for Analytical Chemistry in Advancing our Understanding of the Occurrence, Fate, and Effects of Corexit Oil Dispersants: Environmental Science and Technology 2010, 44, 6016-6018.

Pratt, L.K., 1994, Using analytical services at the National Water Quality Laboratory: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-26, 15 p.

Pritt, J.W., and Raese, J.W., 1992, Quality assurance/quality control manual--National Water Quality Laboratory: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92-495, 33 p.

------1995, Quality assurance/quality control manual--National Water Quality Laboratory: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-443, 35 p.

Raese, J.W., 2003, U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory Annual Report, Fiscal Years 2001 and 2002, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 03-14, 16 p.

------ 1994, National Water Quality Laboratory Profile: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-366, 4 p.

------ 2001, National Water Quality Laboratory---A profile: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-053-01, 6 p.

Raese, J.W., Rose, D.L., and Sandstrom, M.W., 1995, U.S. Geological Survey laboratory method for methyl tert-butyl ether: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-219-95, 4 p.

Rainwater, F.H., and Thatcher, L.L., 1960, Methods for collection and analysis of water samples: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1454, 301 p.

Rose, D.L. and Sandstrom, M.W., 2003, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of Gasoline Oxygenates, Selected Degradates, and BTEX in Water by Heated Purge and Trap/Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4079, 31 p.

Rose, D.L., Connor, B.F., Abney, S.R., and Raese, J.W., 1998, Laboratory method for analysis of small concentrations of methyl tert-butyl ether and other ether gasoline oxygenates in water: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet FS-086-98, 6 p.

Rose, D.L., and Schroeder, M.P., 1995, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of volatile organic compounds in water by purge and trap capillary gas chromatography/mass spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-708W, 26 p.

Rostad, C.E., Pereira, W.E., and Leiker, T.J., 1999, Distribution and transport of selected anthropogenic lipophilic organic compounds associated with Mississippi River suspended sediment, 1989-1990: Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, v. 36, p. 248-255.

Sandstrom, M.W., Stroppel, M.E., Foreman, W.T., and Schroeder, M.P., 2001, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory-- Determination of Moderate-Use Pesticides and Selected Degradates in Water by C-18 Solid-Phase Extraction and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 01-4098, 70 p.

Sandstrom, M.W., 1995, Filtration of Water-Sediment Samples for the Determination of Organic Compounds: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4105, 13 p.

Sandstrom, M.W., Wydoski, D.S., Schroeder, M.P., Zamboni, J.L., and Foreman, W.T., 1992, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of organonitrogen herbicides in water by solid-phase extraction and capillary-column gas chromatography/mass spectrometry with selected-ion monitoring: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-519, 26 p.

Schultz, M.M.,and Furlong, E.T., 2008, Trace Analysis of Antidepressant Pharmaceuticals and their Select Degradates in Aquatic Matrixes by LC/ESI/MS/MS: Analytical Chemistry, vol 80, p. 1756-1762.

Schultz, M.M., Painter, M.M., Bartell, S.E., Logue, A., Furlong, E.T., Werner, S.L., Schoenfull, H.L., 2011, Selective uptake and biological consequences of environmentally relevant antidepressant pharmaceutical exposures on male fathead minnows: Elsevier, Aquatic Toxicology 104 (2011) p. 38-47

Schultz, M.M.,and Furlong, E.T., 2008, Trace Analysis of Antidepressant Pharmaceuticals and their Select Degradates in Aquatic Matrixes by LC/ESI/MS/MS: Analytical Chemistry, vol 80, p. 1756-1762.

Skougstad, M.W., Fishman, M.J., Friedman, L.C., Erdmann, D.E., and Duncan, S.S., 1979, Methods for determination of inorganic substances in water and fluvial sediments: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations, book 5, chap. A1, 626 p.

Struzeski, T.M., DeGiacomo, W.J., and Zayhowski, E.J., 1996, Methods of analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory - Determination of dissolved aluminum and boron in water by inductively compled plasma-atomic emission spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-149, 17 p.

Taggart, J.E., Jr., ed., 2002, Analytical Methods for Chemical Analysis of Geologic and Other Materials, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-223, Version 5.0, variously paginated.

Timme, P.J., 1994, National Water Quality Laboratory 1994 services catalog: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 94-304, 103 p.

 ------1995, National Water Quality Laboratory 1995 services catalog: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 95-352, 120 p.

U.S. Geological Survey, variously dated, National Field Manual for the Collection of Water-Quality Data: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations, book 9 chaps. A1-A9. [Chapter updates and revisions are ongoing.]

Watterson, C.A., and Kashuba, A.T., 1993, 1993 National Water Quality Laboratory services catalog: U.S. Geological Survey NWQL Technical Memorandum 93.04, 115 p.

Werner, S.L., Burkhardt, M.R., and DeRusseau, S.N., 1996, Methods of Analysis by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory--Determination of Pesticides in Water by Carbopak-B Solid-Phase Extraction and High-Performance Liquid Chromatography: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-216, 42 p.

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USGS/NWQL, P.O. Box 25585, Denver Federal Center, Bldg 95
Denver, CO 80225-0585; telephone 303.236.2000

USGS reports also are available from:

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Denver, CO 80225; telephone 303.202.4200

Some reports may be examined at major library depositories throughout Colorado or at the National Water Quality Laboratory near Denver.

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