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NWQL Techniques and Methods Publications

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sandstrom, M.W., Kanagy, L.K., Anderson, C.A., and Kanagy, C.J., 2015, Determination of pesticides and pesticide degradates in filtered water by direct aqueous-injection liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods book 5, chap. B11, 73 p.

Zaugg, S.D., Burkhardt, M.R., Burbank, T.L., Olson, M.C., Iverson, J.L., and Schroeder, M.P., 2006, Determination of Semivolatile Organic Compounds and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Solids by Gas Chromatography/mass Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, Book 5, chap. B3 44p.

Zaugg, S.D., Smith, S.G., Schroeder, M.P., 2006, Determination of Wastewater Compounds in Whole Water by Continuous Liquid-Liquid Extraction and Capillary-Column Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods, book 5, chap. B4, 30p.

Further Information


For copies of these publications, contact as follows:

Donna L. Damrau (dldamrau@usgs.gov),
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:

USGS Earth Science Information Center, Box 25286, Federal Center,
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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