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Sampling procedure for lake or stream surface water chemistry

Posted date: April 24, 2012
Publication Year: 
2012
Publication Series: 
Research Note (RN)
Source: Res. Note RMRS-RN-49. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 11 p.

Abstract

Surface waters collected in the field for chemical analyses are easily contaminated. This research note presents a step-by-step detailed description of how to avoid sample contamination when field collecting, processing, and transporting surface water samples for laboratory analysis.

Citation

Musselman, Robert. 2012. Sampling procedure for lake or stream surface water chemistry. Res. Note RMRS-RN-49. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 11 p.