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Geological Survey Research, 1965: Chapter C

Description: Compilation of 44 short papers reporting on "scientific and economic results of current work by members of the Conservation, Geologic, and Water Resources Divisions of the U.S. Geological Survey" (p. v) during fiscal year 1965.
Date: 1965
Creator: Geological Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Report

Geological Survey Research, 1965: Chapter B

Description: Compiled research from 41 short papers published by the U.S. Geological Survey "on scientific and economic results of current work by members of the Geologic, Publications, and Water Resources Divisions" (p. iii). The papers represent a range of completed work, investigations in progress or initial findings, and short papers on techniques and instrumentation.
Date: 1965
Creator: Geoglogical Survey (U.S.)
Item Type: Report

Dictionary of Alaska Place Names

Description: Introduction: This work is an alphabetical list of the geographic names that are now applied and have been applied to to places and features of the Alaska Landscape.
Date: 1967
Creator: Orth, Donald J.
Item Type: Report

Aerial Photographs in Geologic Interpretation and Mapping

Description: Abstract: Aerial photographs today are widely used to obtain both qualitative and quantitative geologic information; vertical aerial photographs are used almost to the exclusion of other types. Techniques and procedures described herein relate primarily to vertical photography.
Date: 1960
Creator: Ray, Richard G.
Item Type: Report

Ground Water Test Well D, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada

Description: Introduction: The U.S. Geological Survey is appraising the possibility, however slight, that the ground water beneath the Nevada Test Site, possibly contaminated by nuclear detonations, may carry radioactive fission products to places where they may constitute a public hazard.
Date: February 9, 1962
Creator: Thordarson, William; Garber, M. S. & Walker, George E.
Item Type: Report

Gamma-Radioactivity Investigations at the Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada: Interim Report, February 1960 to July 1961

Description: Abstract: As a part of continuous geologic and geophysical investigations at the Nevada Test Site, gamma-radioactivity measurements are being made in tunnels and drill holes to determine semiquantitatively the natural gamma radioactivity of geologic formations and the distribution of nuclear-explosion-produced radioisotopes.
Date: October 1962
Creator: Bunker, C. M. & Shutler, Marvin D.
Item Type: Report

Chemistry and Movement of Ground Water, Nevada Test Site

Description: Introduction: The chemical character of ground water depends to a large degree upon the character of the rock formations through which the water moves. The composition of the water is the result of several solutional and decompositional processes.
Date: May 20, 1964
Creator: Schoff, Stuart L. & Moore, John E.
Item Type: Report

Regional Hydrology of a Part of Southern Nevada: a Reconnaissance

Description: From introduction: This report summarizes the available hydrologic information for a part of Nevada surrounding the Nevada Test Site. It emphasizes the possibility that ground water may move from one basin to another, whereas the usual concept heretofore has been that the ground water of the region generally occurs in basins that are closed or nearly closed.
Date: July 1963
Creator: Eakin, Thomas E.; Schoff, Stuart L. & Cohen, Philip M.
Item Type: Report

A Summary of the Ground-Water Hydrology of the Area Between the Las Vegas Valley and the Amargosa Desert, Nevada: with Special Reference to the Effects of Possible New Withdrawals of Ground Water

Description: Introduction: The United States Atomic Energy Commission is considering the establishment of a townsite in the vicinity of Mercury, Nevada, to facilitate operations at the Nuclear Rocket Development Station on the Nevada Test Site.
Date: September 1963
Creator: Winograd, Isaac Judah
Item Type: Report

World Distribution of Soil, Rock, and Vegetation

Description: Introduction: The objective of the study was to estimate the worldwide distribution of a few broad categories of naturally occurring materials found on the land surface of the earth.
Date: June 30, 1965
Creator: Goldberg, Jerald M.; Fosberg, F. Raymond; Sachet, Marie-Hélène & Reimer, Allen
Item Type: Report