Geological Survey Water-supply Paper

Front Cover
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950 - Irrigation

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 2 - ... shifting-control method, in which correction factors based on individual discharge measurements and notes by engineers and observers are used in applying the gage heights to the rating tables. If the stage-discharge relation for a station is temporarily changed...
Page 1 - The principal terms used in this series of reports are second-feet, secondfeet per square mile, run-off in inches, and acre-feet. They may be defined as follows: "Second-feet" is an abbreviation for "cubic feet per second.
Page 2 - Maximum" gives the mean flow, as determined from the rating table, for the day when the mean gage height was highest. As the gage height is the mean for the day, it does not indicate correctly the stage when the water surface was at crest height and the corresponding discharge was consequently larger than given in the...
Page 3 - It should be borne in mind that the observations in each succeeding year may be expected to throw new light on data...
Page 135 - Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Juno July Aug. .Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.
Page 133 - PREFACE This report was prepared by the Geological Survey in cooperation with the States of...
Page 74 - Remarks. --Records good except those for periods of no gage height record, which are poor.
Page 291 - The market price is expected to return to previous levels by the end of the year. At the end of the year the decline had not reversed.
Page 243 - Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15...
Page 237 - DAY Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. Hay June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov.

Bibliographic information