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Field Water-Quality Methods for Groundwater and Surface-Water

Course code: USGS-OED-QW1028
Course title: Field Water-Quality Methods for Groundwater and Surface-Water
Description: This 2-week course is designed to introduce employees to U.S. Geological Survey methodologies for (1) collecting and processing samples of groundwater and surface-water, for water-quality analyses and (2) completing common field water-quality measurements. Students will practice sample-collection and processing techniques for trace elements, organics, nutrients, major ions, and microorganisms. The theory, methodology, and equipment used to measure water temperature, specific conductance, dissolved oxygen, pH, alkalinity, turbidity and selected microorganisms will be covered.
This course may be offered again during the summer if the first offering is fully subscribed.

Target Audience: The course is intended for all personnel involved in the collection & processing of water-quality samples. Other employees may attend the course depending upon their individual training needs.Two all-day field trips, requiring hands-on field work are required components of this class.
Delivery method: ILT
Instructional hours: 80
Credits/CEUs: 0
Vendor: USGS Water
Contact:Stan Skrobialowski 703-648-6902
Internal Tuition:3610.00
Requires Approval:Yes
Responsible Bureau:U.S. Geological Survey

Class Name Class Start Class End Location Contact # Seats Left Cost Registration
USGS-2018-0723-Lakewood, CO (8:00 MT) 2018-07-23 2018-08-03 Denver Federal Center
USGS Earth Room D2610 (Bldg. 53)
Stan Skrobialowski
(703-648-6902 or
-1 $3,610.00 Not Open

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