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history of the Water Resources Branch, U.S. Geological Survey

Robert Follansbee

history of the Water Resources Branch, U.S. Geological Survey

volume 1, from predecessor surveys to June 30, 1919

by Robert Follansbee

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Published by U.S. Government Printing Office in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geological Survey (U.S.). -- Water Resources Division. -- History.,
  • Water resources development -- United States -- History.,
  • Hydrology -- United States -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    1

    Statementby Robert Follansbee.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTC423 .F644 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 286 p. :
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20423974M

    Britton and P. As a unique non-metric map scale, thescale naturally requires a separate and specialized romer scale for plotting map positions. Records relating to contracts, Wilde and D. Central files of the Alaska Branch,

    The following descriptions briefly define each current USGS series. This release lists all history of the Water Resources Branch of the USGS. Army Corps of Engineers, Railroad land grant records, Records of the Paleontology and Stratigraphy Branch, including records of the Geologic Names Committee, consisting of minutes of meetings,with accompanying sound recordings 16 items ; summaries relating to stratigraphy, ; reports and other records relating to geological investigations, ; field notebooks,49; field notebooks of C. While publication in the annual data report or WATSTORE storage of estimated data from models, such as BRANCH, where data are collected at the site is permitted-- publication of data at a site where supporting data are not collected is only permitted for short periods, such as for filling in missing record.

    The Publications Warehouse will eventually be taking the place of this page. An older series of maps, the minute series, was once used to map the contiguous 48 states at a scale of , but was discontinued some time ago for maps covering the continental United States. The situation required innovation and a willingness to challenge and, if necessary, change old ways of doing business. There were several reasons for this. Rousseau, Randy Unger, and John S. Other specialty maps have been produced by the USGS at a variety of scales.


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The series contains manuals that describe approved procedures for planning and executing field and laboratory studies in scientific investigations, including collecting, analyzing, and processing hydrologic data.

Reports of the technical standards section, highway program, Scientific Investigations Report. Topo quadranglemaps are mass-produced, using automated and semiautomated processes, with cartographic content supplied from the National GIS Database.

The USGS has no regulatory or land-management responsibilities; its role is to provide impartial science that serves the needs of a changing world. Releases suggested station lists and solicits comments. Records relating to windmills, Correspondence with district engineers, Maps 1, items : Incomplete record set of maps published in bulletins, circulars, monographs, professional papers, and water supply papers, ca.

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