Archived Standard Operating Procedures

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Administrative (ADMN)

  • ADMN002.00, PDF (882 kb) Personnel Organization and Responsibilities for Studies. R. Segawa, 1996.
  • ADMN003.00, PDF (218 kb) Preparing and Approving Protocols, Reports, and Other Technical Documents. C. Ando, 1999.
  • ADMN006.00, PDF (32 kb) Creating and Filling Out a Chain of Custody Record. C. Ganapathy, 1996.

Field Equipment Use (EQ)

  • EQOT001.00, PDF (221 kb) Instructions for using the Hobo® Temp Temperature Data Logger. C. Ganapathy, 1998.
  • EQOT001.01, PDF (249 kb) Instructions for using the Hobo® Temp Temperature Data Logger. C. Ganapathy, 1999.

Field Sampling Method (FS)

  • FSAI001.00, PDF (574 kb) Preparation of Air Sampling Tubes and Resin Jars. C. Ganapathy, 1999.
  • FSOT002.00, PDF (186 kb) Instructions for the Calibration and Use of a Spherical Densiometer. A. Washburn, 2003.
  • FSWA001.00, PDF (767 kb) Well Sampling: Obtaining Permission to Sample, Purging, Collection, Preservation, Storage and Documentation. J. Marade, 1996.
  • FSWA001.01, PDF (730 kb) Obtaining and Preserving Well Water Samples. C. Nordmark and L. Pinera-Pasquino, 2008.
  • FSWA003.00, PDF (284 kb) Equal-Width-Increment Sampling of Surface Waters. K. Bennett, 1998.
  • FSWA006.01, PDF (PDF, 249 kb) Selection of a Suitable Wells and Study Sites for Ground Water Monitoring. C. Nordmark and L. Pinera-Pasquino, 2008.
  • FSWA009.00, PDF (374 kb) Procedure for Determining Wadable Stream Discharge With Price Current Meters. A. Fecko, 1999.
  • FSWA014.00, PDF (61 kb) Instructions for the Use of the Global FP201 Flow Probe for Estimating Discharge in Wadable Streams. A. Moncada, 2003.

Laboratory Method and Data Analysis (METH and DATA)

Data and Database

  • DATA002.00, PDF (274 kb) Loading Large Datasets into Oracle 8i Tables from Unix and Windows. J. Schuette, 2005.
  • METH004.00, PDF (259 kb) Procedure for Determining Soil Particle Size Using the Hydrometer Method. H. Dietrich, 2005. Amendment, PDF (46 kb) Template, Excel (153 kb)
  • METH009.00, PDF (168 kb) Calculation of Pesticide Half-life from a Terrestrial Field Dissipation Study. R. Bergin, 2010
  • METH010.00, PDF (106 kb) Analysis of Whole Sample Suspended Sediments in Water. M. Ensminger, 2013.

Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QAQC)

  • QAQC003.00, PDF (161 kb) Sample Tracking Procedures. A. Hoffman, 1997.
  • QAQC003.01, PDF (662 kb) Sample Tracking Procedures. A. Hoffman and J. Walters 1999.
  • QAQC004.00, PDF (172 kb) Procedure for Packaging and Transporting Samples. C. Nordmark, 1996.
  • QAQC005.00, PDF (46 kb) Preparation of Sample Containers. C. Nordmark, 19968.
  • QAQC011.00, PDF (42 kb) Preparation of a Field Blank Sample. B. Orlando, 2007.