Wildland Water Quality Sampling and Analysis

Wildland Water Quality Sampling and Analysis

1st Edition - December 28, 1990

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  • Author: John Stednick
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080926032

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Description

This comprehensive reference combines sampling and analysis of wildland water in one text. It includes sampling techniques for precipitation, surface water, and ground water. Analytical techniques for common water quality constituents are described.

Key Features

  • Step-by-step laboratory procedures for measuring pH, conductivity, solids turbidity, alkalinity, and hardness
  • End-of-chapter reviews with study questions and key words
  • Review of solution chemistry
  • Detailed field sampling procedures and program design

Readership

Both a reference for professional hydrologists and a main text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students studying (wildland) water quality and land use.

Table of Contents

  • Chemistry Review.
    Sampling Procedures.
    Water Quality Sampling Program Design.
    pH.
    Conductivity.
    Water Quality Sampling Field Methods.
    Gravimetric Analysis--Solids Determination.
    Turbidity.
    Spectrophotometer and Beer's Law.
    Phosphorus.
    Nitrogen.
    Alkalinity.
    Hardness.
    Chloride.
    Sulfate.
    Dissolved Oxygen.
    Biological Oxygen Demand.
    Enteric Bacteria Analysis.
    Contract Laboratory Selection.
    Data Analysis and Presentation.
    Index.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 217
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1991
  • Published: December 28, 1990
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080926032

About the Author

John Stednick

Affiliations and Expertise

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, U.S.A.

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