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Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin

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USGS Science Centers in Region 7-Upper Colorado Basin produce hundreds of USGS-series publications, journal papers, and books each year that are subject to rigorous review by USGS specialists. The publications shown below on this page are related to study areas and staff members of USGS Science Centers in Region 7 compiled from the USGS Publications Warehouse.

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Year Published: 1938

Report of cooperative stream measurements, U.S. Geological Survey: A part of chapter 9 in Twenty-first biennial report of the State Engineer to the governor of Utah: 1936-1938

Investigations for the surface-water resources of the State have been continued during the biennium under the standard form of co-operative agreement between the U.S. Geological Survey and the State of Utah through their respective agents. The nature, extent, and value of these co-operative investigations are discussed in the State Engineer’s...

Purton, A.B.

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Year Published: 1938

Investigations conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey: A part of Chapter 5 in Twenty-first biennial report of the State Engineer to the governor of Utah: 1936-1938

A summary of past investigations in Utah and a description of the work done during the 1934-36 biennium are included in the State Engineer’s Twentieth Biennial Report (pp. 91-106). Co-operative investigation with the State Engineer, begun on July 1, 1935, has been continued during the past biennium. To provide for this work, the 1935 Utah State...

Taylor, G.H.; Thomas, H. E.

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Year Published: 1937

Geology and ground-water resources of Ogden Valley, Utah

Ogden Valley is a fault trough bounded on both the east and west by faults that dip toward the middle of the valley. This fault trough contains unconsolidated deposits of clay, sand, and gravel, whose thickness is more than 600 feet. These materials are stream and lake deposits and in places are well sorted and stratified. The lake sediments were...

Leggette, R.M.; Taylor, G.H.
Geology and ground-water resources of Ogden Valley, Utah; 1937; WSP; 796-D; Leggette, R. M.; Taylor, G. H.

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Year Published: 1937

Thermal springs in the United States

The earliest extensive studies of thermal springs in the United States were made by physicians. In 1831 Dr. John Bell issued a book entitled "Baths and Mineral Waters" in which he listed 21 spring localities. In the edition of his work published in 1855 the number was increased to 181. The earliest report on a geologic study of thermal springs was...

Stearns, Norah D.; Stearns, Harold T.; Waring, Gerald A.
Thermal springs in the United States; 1937; WSP; 679-B; Stearns, Norah D.; Stearns, Harold T.; Waring, Gerald A.

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Year Published: 1936

Ground water investigations in Utah to June 30, 1936: A part of Chapter 8 in Twentieth biennial report of the State Engineer to the governor of Utah: 1935-1936

During the past few years of drouth the importance of ground-water supplies has become more fully appreciated. During this time, because of subnormal replenishment of the ground-water reservoirs and the increased withdrawals from wells, the ground-water levels have declined in most developed areas in the State, a condition which has made the well...

Taylor, G.H.; Thomas, H. E.

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Year Published: 1936

Stream-gaging work: Section 2 of Chapter 6 in Twentieth biennial report of the State Engineer to the governor of Utah: 1935-1936

Stream gaging is primarily the work of collecting basic data relating to the surface-water supplies of the State. These records are used as the basis for all developments involving the use of water.

Purton, A.B.

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Year Published: 1936

Floods in the United States: Magnitude and frequency

From time immemorial floods have transformed beneficent river waters into a menace to humanity. Man's progress toward economic stability has been repeatedly halted or even thrown backward by the interruption of his efforts to make effective use of rivers and of valley lands. This handicap is not imposed by the destructiveness of large rivers alone...

Jarvis, Clarence S.
Floods in the United States: Magnitude and Frequency; 1936; WSP; 771; Jarvis, Clarence S.; Et Al

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Year Published: 1935

Ground water in part of southeastern Utah and southwestern Colorado

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Waring, Gerald A.; Knechtel, Maxwell M.
Ground water in part of southeastern Utah and southwestern Colorado; 1935; OFR; 35-1; Waring, Gerald A.; Knechtel, Maxwell M.

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Year Published: 1935

Water utilization in the Snake River Basin

The purpose of this report is to describe the present utilization of the water in the Snake River Basin with special reference to irrigation and power and to present essential facts concerning possible future utilization. No detailed plan of development is suggested. An attempt has been made, however, to discuss features that should be taken into...

Hoyt, William Glenn; Stabler, Herman
Water utilization in the Snake River Basin; 1935; WSP; 657; Hoyt, William Glenn; Stabler, Herman.

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Year Published: 1934

Stream measurement work: Appendix 4 in Nineteenth biennial report of the State Engineer to the governor of Utah: 1933-1934

Stream measurement work under the usual co-operative agreement between the U.S. Geological Survey and the State Engineer continued during the biennium for the purpose of determining the water resources of the State. This work in Utah is part of the general plan for a systematic determination of the water resources of the United States begun by the...

Purton, A.B.

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Year Published: 1932

Stream measurement work: Chapter 8 in Eighteenth biennial report of the State Engineer to the governor of Utah: 1931-1932

General stream measurement work for the purpose of determining the water resources of the state has been continued during the biennium by the United States Geological Survey under the usual cooperative agreements with the State Engineer.This work in Utah is a part of the general plan for the systematic determination of the water resources of the...

Purton, A.B.

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Year Published: 1932

A method of estimating ground-water supplies based on discharge by plants and evaporation from soil: Results of investigations in Escalante Valley, Utah

Fluctuations of water levels in wells, if critically studied, may give much information as to the occurrence, movement, and quantity of available ground water. In some localities the ground-water level has been observed to decline during the day and to rise at night, the decline beginning at about the same hour every morning and the rise at about...

White, W.N.
A method of estimating ground-water supplies based on discharge by plants and evaporation from soil--results of investigations in Escalante Valley, Utah; 1932; WSP; 659-A; White, W. N.

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