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Water Quality Probes: Installation, Operation, Calibration, and Maintenance

Course code: USGS-HIF-QW1638
Course title: Water Quality Probes: Installation, Operation, Calibration, and Maintenance
Description: This Course is intended for Hydrographers who work directly with water quality (QW) instruments. The theory and background of most QW parameters will be discussed briefly, with most of the time devoted to hands-on practice. It will concentrate on the “big five” water quality parameters: Water Temperature; Conductivity/Specific Conductance; pH; Dissolved Oxygen; and Turbidity.
To instill into students the knowledge, techniques, and tools necessary to properly install and maintain water quality instruments in the field and to obtain good, well-documented QW data.
Target Audience:
All hydrologic technicians who are currently involved, or will soon be involved, with collection of water quality field data and/or the operation, maintenance, and calibration of the probes used to collect water quality data.
Delivery method: ILT
Instructional hours: 32
Credits/CEUs: 0
Vendor: USGS-HIF
Contact:Jonathan Evans 678-924-6639
Internal Tuition:750
Requires Approval:Yes
Responsible Bureau:U.S. Geological Survey

Class Name Class Start Class End Location Contact # Seats Left Cost Registration
USGS-2015-1102-Stennis Space Center, MS 2015-11-02 2015-11-05 Stennis Space Center
USGS Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility (HIF), Bldg 2101
Jonathan Evans or James Fountain
(Jon-678-924-6639; James-225-298-5481, x3228)
0 $750.00 Register

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