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Arrangement of Topics
PROPERTIES AND STRUCTURE OF WATER
COMPOSITION OF THE EARTH’S CRUST
THE HYDROSPHERE
THE ATMOSPHERE
Reversible and Irreversible Reactions in Water Chemistry
Chemical Equilibrium--The law of Mass Action
Calculation of Activity Coefficients at Higher Ionic Strength
Free Energy and the Equilibrium Constant
Disequilibrium Indices
Liquid-Solid Interfaces
The Hydrologic Cycle
Some Characteristics of Ground-Water Systems
Geochemical Cycles
Sampling of River Water
Comparability of Records
Geophysical indicators of Ground-Water Quality
SIGNIFICANCE OF PROPERTIES AND CONSTITUENTS REPORTED IN WATER ANALYSES
Hydrogen-Ion Activity (pH)
Measurement and Interpretation of pH
Range of Conductance Values
Forms of Dissolved Silica
Solubility Controls
Occurrence of Aluminum in Water
Solubility Calculations: pH-Eh Diagrams
Roles of Bacteria in Solution and Precipitation of Iron
Occurrence of Iron in Water
Occurence of Manganese in Water
Occurrence of Calcium in Water
Occurrence of Magnesium in Water
Occurrence of Acidity in Water
Forms of Dissolved Sulfate
Occurrence of Sulfate in Water
Range of Concentration
Sources and Chemistry of Nitrogen
Occurrence of Nitrogen in Water
Chemistry of Phosphate in Water
Sources of Boron
Sources of Information
Beryllium
Strontium
Barium
Transition Metals
Titanium
Vanadium
Chromium
Cobalt
Cadmium
Mercury
Antimony
Selenium
Bromine
Uranium
Radium
Radon
Thorium
Significant Figures
Trilinear Plotting Systems
Map Symbols
Water-Quality Profiles
INFLUENCE OF ACTIVITIES OF HUMANS
APPLICATION OF WATER-QUALITY MEASUREMENTS TO QUANTITATIVE HYDROLOGY
Mathematical Simulations-Flow Models
Domestic Uses and Public Supplies
Recreational and Esthetic Uses
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USGS Interpretation of Natural Water Chemistry

USGS Interpretation of Natural Water Chemistry

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Describes the chemistry of natural waters very helpful for analysis fo surface and groundwater chemistry.
Describes the chemistry of natural waters very helpful for analysis fo surface and groundwater chemistry.

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