The program of surface water ingestigations in the west

TitleThe program of surface water ingestigations in the west
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Conference1955
AuthorsWells, J. V. B.
Conference Name23rd Annual Western Snow Conference
Series TitleProceedings of the 23rd Annual Western Snow Conference
Date PublishedApril 1955
PublisherWestern Snow Conference
Conference LocationPortland, Oregon
KeywordsElectronic data processing, Stream measurements, Surface water

A discussion was presented of the detailed procedures used by U.S. geological Survey to produce their Water Supply Papers. Present methods are described and mention is made of a project to bring early published data up to present day standards, and republished. Mention is made of the Current Records Centers and their procedures to furnish daily, monthly streamflow data to operation agencies and companies. Attempts are being made to speed up the issuance of data by using electronic integrators and data processing equipment as a means of increasing accuracy and meet the demands of data users.